START TRAEGERING WITH 0%* APR FINANCING - SHOP NOW
Due to Covid-19 Shipping May be Delayed - Learn Morex
Smoked Corned Beef Brisket

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Corned Beef Brisket

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

5 Hours

Effort
Level of Effort Icon

difficulty
difficulty
difficulty
difficulty
difficulty

Pellets

Cherry

Throw brined corned beef right on the grill and fire away. Grab your green beer; this brisket is gold at the end of the rainbow.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      Remove the corned beef brisket from its packaging and discard the spice packet, if any. Soak the corned beef in water for at least 8 hours changing the water every 2 hours.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 275℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
      Grill Icon
      Grill275˚
    • 3

      Put the brisket directly on the grill grate, fat side up and cook for 2 hours.
      Grill Icon
      Grill275˚
    • 4

      Meanwhile, combine the Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce and the Dijon mustard in a medium bowl, whisking to mix.
    • 5

      Pour half of the BBQ sauce-mustard mixture in the bottom of a disposable aluminum foil pan. With tongs, transfer the brisket to the pan, fat-side up. Pour the remainder of the BBQ sauce-mustard mixture over the top of the brisket, using a spatula to spread the sauce evenly. Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil.
    • 6

      Return the brisket to the grill and continue to cook for 2 to 3 hours, or until the brisket is tender. The internal temperature should be 203℉ on an instant-read meat thermometer.
      Probe Icon
      Probe203˚
    • 7

      Remove from the grill and allow the meat to rest for 15 to 20 minutes at room temperature. Slice across the grain into 1/4 inch slices with a sharp knife and serve immediately. Enjoy!
    20170522_Infographic-Slicing-Brisket-1_BG

    How to Slice a Brisket Against the Grain

    The equipment you need, and the directions to follow, to put the final touches on your smoked brisket masterpiece.

    Cooking Notes

    Read recipe notes submitted by our community or add your own notes.

    No notes found.