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Smoked Brisket Recipe On Z Grills Wood Pellet Grill & Smoker

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time6 hrsTotal Time6 hrs 20 mins

This smoked brisket recipe is a perfect option for beginners. Don't forget the mop sauce!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brisket, Smoked, Z Grills
Servings: 10 People
Calories: 444 kcal
Original Author: Charbel Barker

*increase cook time by about 1-1.5 hours per pound of brisket.

Homemade Smoked Barbecue Beef Brisket with Sauce

 5 lbs Beef brisket flat
 Your choice of rub
 Mop Sauce from below
For The Mop Sauce
 1 Cup White Vinegar
 1 Cup Red Cooking Wine
 ½ Cup Worcestershire Sauce
  Cup Olive Oil
 1 teaspoon paprika
 1 teaspoon garlic powder
 ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
 1 teaspoon cumin
 1 tablespoon brown sugar
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon pepper
 1 teaspoon honey

Put smoker on smoke setting (150-180 degrees)


Cover brisket in rub on both sides


Place the brisket, fat side down, on the grill and smoke for 2 hours (spraying with the mop sauce every hour)


Remove the brisket to an aluminum foil pan, and return to the grill. Increase temperature to 225-250 degrees


Spray with the mop sauce every hour.


Continue to smoke for 4-5 hours.


Remove from the grill when the internal temperature, in the thickest part of the brisket reaches 185-190 degrees.


Let rest, lightly covered with aluminum foil or butcher paper, for 20-30 minutes at a minimum.


Cut against the grain in pencil-thin slices.

For The Mop Sauce

Combine all of the ingredients and whisk together until no big lumps remain.


Add to a pot and bring to a boil.


Lower heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes.


Add to another bowl or a spray bottle to spray or brush onto the brisket while cooking.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 8 ounces

Servings 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 444Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g37%

Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 140mg47%
Sodium 550mg23%
Potassium 879mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 5g2%

Sugars 3g
Protein 47g94%

Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 3.1%
Iron 30.1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.