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BBQ Brisket Sandwich With Special Sauce

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Brisket Sandwich With Special Sauce

Prep Time

1

Days

Cook Time

12

Hours

Serves

8 - 12

People

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Ingredients

  • 8 Pound beef brisket

  • As Needed Traeger Beef Rub

  • 1/4 Cup mustard

  • 1/2 Cup ketchup

  • 1/2 Cup Traeger 'Que BBQ Sauce

  • 3/4 Cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 Cup Pickles, chopped

  • 12 Brioche Bun

  • 1 Head Iceberg lettuce

Steps

  • 1

    For a 6 to 8 lb brisket, plan for 8 to 12 hours of cook time, roughly 90 minutes per pound.
  • 2

    Coat brisket liberally with preferred rub, Traeger Beef Rub, Prime Rib Rub, or salt & pepper.
  • 3

    Wrap in plastic wrap. Let the wrapped brisket sit 12 to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Allow plenty of time for cooking.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Place brisket fat side down on the grill grate, insert thermometer probe and smoke for 4 hours.
  • 6

    After 4 hours, increase grill temperature to 250℉. When internal meat temperature reaches 160℉, remove brisket from the grill and wrap in foil. Do not remove thermometer probe.
  • 7

    Place foiled brisket back on grill and cook until internal temperature reaches 204℉, about another 4-6 hours total.
  • 8

    Remove brisket and allow to rest in the foil for at least 30 minutes.
  • 9

    Combine mustard, ketchup, Traeger BBQ sauce, mayo, and chopped pickles to make special sauce.
  • 10

    Smear sauce on buns. Slice brisket after resting and place on buns with iceberg lettuce and extra pickles. Enjoy!