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14 Smoked Brisket Recipes To Fire Up Your Barbeque

Native to the Jewish culture, smoked brisket is considered the “national dish of Texas” and an inseparable part of Texas barbeque tradition. The key to perfecting the smoked brisket recipe is to smoke it at the right temperature for the right amount of time.

Smoking a perfect brisket can take you anywhere around 10-12 hours depending upon its size. The intense process involved in smoking brisket can often feel quite intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. This article has compiled 14 smoked brisket recipes to master this dish!

#1. Texas Style Smoked Brisket Recipe

Seasoned simply with coarse salt and black pepper, this Texas-style smoked brisket will absolutely melt in your mouth. Its juicy texture with dark caramelized bark is heaven for your tastebuds. Add some garlic powder to the seasoning to give your brisket a more savory flavor. Serve it on butcher paper with pickles, white bread, red onions, jalapenos, and sauce on the side for a complete barbecue experience.

#2. Juicy Smoked Brisket

Just the smell of this juicy smoked brisket will leave your neighbors wishing they were a part of this feast you’re preparing! The recipe uses beef tallow or wagyu tallow to get a nice and moist brisket whose taste will linger in your mouth for days to come. Top your brisket with BBQ sauce to get the complete barbeque experience.

#3. Hot and Spicy Smoked Brisket

If you like some heat and fiery spice in your brisket, then this is the recipe for you. The meat is seasoned with chili powder, cayenne pepper, and garlic and onion powder, delivering tender brisket with a spicy aftertaste. And even if you aren’t a big fan of spices, you can still enjoy this recipe by just tweaking the amount of spices.

#4. Smoked Brisket With Southwestern Wet Rub

This delicious Southwestern Brisket has intense flavors that seep into the meat and awaken our tastebuds with each bite. The key behind this flavor-packed meat is the thick, wet, paste-like rub made with cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, tabasco sauce, and other regular rub ingredients. Serve hot with your favorite vegetables and mashed potatoes.

#5. Pit Boss Smoked Beef Brisket

This recipe will walk you through every step involved in cooking the best-smoked brisket on a Pit Boss pellet grill. Beef brisket is rich in fat and collagen and needs to be slow-cooked for hours to get that tender fall-apart texture. And by injecting the brisket with the marinade, you get to infuse the meat with incredible flavors!

#6. Maple Syrup-Smoked BBQ Beef Brisket

Basted with a flavorful rub and maple syrup, this seemingly simple recipe creates a delicious smoked brisket that doesn’t disappoint. Cooked with hickory wood chips, the brisket is infused with juicy, smoky flavors. Serve with homemade coleslaw and baked beans for a hearty meal.

#7. Matt Horn’s Signature Smoked Brisket

Matt Horn, a barbeque expert, and restaurant owner shares his signature smoked brisket recipe. But, be warned, Horn claims this recipe will surely test your patience. But if you could hold on for a little bit longer, your brisket will turn out beautifully tender and delicious and packed with rich flavors. It’ll be no less than a smoked masterpiece.

#8. Better Than Sex Brisket

This simple recipe will make a beautiful smoked beef brisket with melt-in-your-mouth BBQ slices that just can’t be beaten. Unlike other brisket recipes, this recipe focuses on the “fatty” point of brisket instead of “flat”. You’ll have to cook it a little longer due to the extra fat content, but the end result will be worth all the effort and wait.

#9. Kosher Smoked Brisket

Smoked over beautiful apple and oak wood for hours, this fall-apart tender smoked brisket is full of simple but delicious flavors that you won’t find anywhere else. This surprisingly simple recipe is a great way to recreate a near-perfect authentic Texas-style smoked brisket in your very first attempt!

#10. Sous Vide Smoked Brisket

No matter how experienced you are in the kitchen, there’s always a possibility of messing up some or the other step. To get the perfect smokey brisket, you need to nail each and every step — unless you sous vide it. Sous vide cooking allows even a novice cook to smoke a delicious brisket. This recipe will guide you to sous vide your smoked brisket to perfection!

#11. Chanukah Texas BBQ Smoked Brisket

Prepared over low and slow smoke, this smoked beef brisket recipe is guaranteed to win over any beef lover. With this process, your brisket will turn out wonderfully succulent and caramelized on the outside and deliciously juicy on the inside. This is a stunning dish that’ll rock every party and weekend barbeque you serve it at.

#12. BBQ Beef Brisket

This is the only recipe you’ll need to create perfectly tender barbeque beef brisket. It has tips and techniques for everything, starting from how to choose the perfect brisket piece and how to season and slice it to how long to smoke it and everything in between. Serve your herd the best restaurant-style beef brisket at your next gathering. They’ll never forget it!

#13. Barbecued Brisket With A Sweet Tea Twist

This twist on the classic Texas-style smoked beef brisket will reward your tastebuds with a burst of delightful flavors. Braised with sweet tea, this barbeque brisket will become the new “it” recipe. The contrasting flavors of the ingredients like sweet tea and smoked paprika will leave your tastebuds in a frenzy.

#14. Smoked Brisket Flat

Who doesn’t love those crunchy, slightly burnt edges of brisket? This award-winning recipe is simple, easy to make, and delicious enough that you’ll want to make a large batch. And as a bonus, you can learn how to get those wonderfully burnt edges! Serve these edges straight from the smokers and enjoy the juicy, crunchy goodness right away.

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.