Planet Barbecue Brisket

Planet Barbecue Brisket

Planet Barbecue Brisket

This Brisket recipe offers a comprehensive guide to smoking a traditional Texas-style brisket. Designed to serve 8, it uses a 12-14 pound packer brisket and features Steven Raichlen’s Planet Barbecue Brisket Rub for seasoning. The recipe walks you through the key steps of preparing, smoking, and resting the brisket to achieve optimal tenderness and flavor. It includes specific temperature guidelines and smoking techniques, ensuring even novice smokers can achieve professional results. The finished product pairs well with Steven’s Chipotle Molasses Barbecue Sauce, offering a complete barbecue experience.


Planet Barbecue Brisket

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Serves 8


Recipe Steps

1: Paint the brisket on all sides with the mustard and generously season with Planet Barbecue brisket rub.

2: Meanwhile, set up your smoker following the manufacturer’s instructions and heat to 225 degrees, adding wood chunks or chips to generate wood smoke.

3: Smoke the brisket to an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Wrap it in butcher paper and continue smoking to an internal temperature of 205 degrees. Transfer the brisket to an insulated cooler and let rest for 1 to 2 hours.

4: Just before serving, sprinkle the meat with additional Brisket Rub. Slice and serve and get ready for brisket so awesome, it should be eaten kneeling, with once’s head bared.

Recipe Tips

Note: for sauce, we recommend Steven’s Chipotle Molasses Barbecue Sauce