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Smoked Longhorn Brisket

Smoked Longhorn Brisket

By Traeger Kitchen

Simple spices are all it takes to make your taste buds think they've hit the jackpot. Ground coffee (or our Coffee Rub) plus our Traeger Prime Rib Rub rub are perfect for your brisket while it smokes low and slow.

Prep Time

10 Min

Cook Time

7 Hr

Pellets

Hickory

Ingredients

This recipe serves:

8

Units of Measurement:
main
1 (12-14 lb) whole packer brisket, trimmed
1/4 Cup Traeger Prime Rib Rub
2 Tablespoon ground coffee
This recipe serves:

8

Units of Measurement:
main
1 (12-14 lb) whole packer brisket, trimmed
1/4 Cup Traeger Prime Rib Rub
2 Tablespoon ground coffee

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 225°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    Rub the brisket with the Traeger Prime Rib Rub and coffee grounds.

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the brisket. Place the brisket directly on the grill grates, fat-side down. Close the lid and smoke until the internal temperature reaches 160°F, about 5 hours.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    160 ˚F / 71 ˚C

    05:00

    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Remove the brisket from the grill and wrap it in a double layer of aluminum foil. Return to the grill and re-insert the probe. Close the lid and cook until the internal temperature reaches 204°F, another 2 1/2 to 3 hours. The time will vary depending on the weather, your grill, and the size of your brisket.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    204 ˚F / 96 ˚C

    03:00

    Super Smoke

  • 5

    Remove the brisket from the grill, unwrap, and let rest for 15 minutes. Slice against the grain and serve. Enjoy!

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