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Smoked Midnight Brisket

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Midnight Brisket

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

12 Hours

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This particular recipe for brisket is our foolproof, go-to method for cooking the perfect brisket. A combination of low and slow cooking, plus a long braise in it's own beefy juices makes this brisket a ribbon winner.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

    Steps

    • 1

      For the Sauce: Whisk Worcestershire sauce and Traeger rubs together in a bowl. Rub mixture into the meat.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    • 3

      Place brisket on the grill until internal temperature of the meat reaches 160℉, about 5 to 7 hours.
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    • 4

      Remove from the grill and double wrap tightly with foil and add 1/2 cup to 1 cup beef broth then return to grill.
    • 5

      Increase grill temperature to 225℉ and place brisket back on grill 4 to 5 hours until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 204℉.
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    • 6

      Remove from the grill and let it rest for at least 30 minutes before slicing against the grain. Serve with your favorite Traeger BBQ sauce. Enjoy!
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