By Traeger Kitchen
Clear some space in the trophy case because our competition-style brisket recipe will have you wrapped up in winning wood-fired flavor.
|1||(12-16 lb) whole packer brisket|
|1/4 Cup||Butcher BBQ Beef Injection|
|1 Teaspoon||white pepper|
|1 Teaspoon||onion powder|
|1 Teaspoon||garlic powder|
|1 Tablespoon||beef bouillon|
|1 Cup||kosher salt|
|3/4 Cup||Black pepper|
|To Taste||Traeger Coffee Rub|
|2 Cup||beef broth|
When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke, if available.
225 ˚F / 107 ˚C
Trim all of the fat off the top of the brisket. Trim the fat cap on the bottom to 1/4 inch thick.
1 (12-16 lb) whole packer brisket
In a large liquid measuring cup or medium bowl, combine the water, Butcher BBQ Beef Injection, white pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and beef bouillon.
3 Cup water
1/4 Cup Butcher BBQ Beef Injection
1 Teaspoon white pepper
1 Teaspoon onion powder
1 Teaspoon garlic powder
1 Tablespoon beef bouillon
Use a meat injector to inject the liquid across the top of the brisket in a 1-inch checkerboard pattern.
Season the brisket with salt, pepper, and Traeger Coffee Rub.
1 Cup kosher salt
3/4 Cup Black pepper
To Taste Traeger Coffee Rub
Insert the probe into the thickest part of the brisket. Place the brisket directly on the grill grates, fat-side up. Close the lid and smoke until the internal temperature reaches 160°F, 4-5 hours.
225 ˚F / 107 ˚C
160 ˚F / 71 ˚C
Remove the brisket from the grill and wrap in a double layer of heavy-duty aluminum foil, leaving one end open. Pour the beef broth into the opening, then seal the packet.
2 Cup beef broth
Return the brisket to the grill and re-insert the probe. Increase the grill temperature to 250℉. Close the lid and cook until the internal temperature reaches 204°F, 4-5 hours more, depending on the size of the brisket.
250 ˚F / 121 ˚C
204 ˚F / 96 ˚C
Remove the brisket from the grill and wrap in a towel. Let rest for 1 hour.
Unwrap the brisket and slice against the grain. Enjoy!
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