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Perfect Smoked Brisket

Smoking brisket is not hard! All you need is electric or charcoal smoker, patience, quality meat and some good instructions. Make it for friends, for a party or just for your BBQ dinner.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: electric smoker recipes, smoked brisket
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 363kcal


  • Electric smoker



  • Preheat smoker to 225 degrees with hickory wood chips .
  • Prepare your brisket. Trim extra fat and rub the brisket with the mix of spices listed in the ingredients list. Place in the smoker fat side up for about 8 hours.
  • Check every once in a while to make sure there is enough heat and enough smoke, add wood chips as needed.
  • Once the brisket will reach 180-185 degrees, pull it out and wrap in foil. Let it sit for about an hour before slicing. Cut against the grain!


Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 468mg | Potassium: 804mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 5mg