Smoked Texas Brisket

5 from 1 vote

Smoked Texas Brisket

The smoked texas brisket recipe is perfect, easy and delicious
Servings 24
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 6 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 30 minutes


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker
  • Pecan Blen Hardwood Pellets


  • 12 pounds beef brisket, fat trimmed to ¼” thickness
  • cup kosher salt
  • cup black pepper


  • Season the brisket with salt and pepper.
  • Let the brisket sit at room temperature for an hour.
  • Preheat your Z Grills to the SMOKE setting, then set the temperature to 225 °F.
  • When the temperature reaches 225 °F, place the brisket in the smoker, with the fatty side up.
  • Flip over the brisket every 3 hours.
  • Smoke until the internal temp of the brisket reaches 203°F and the meat is very tender.
  • Let the brisket rest at least 30 minutes before serving.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked

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  1. Javier Rosales says:

    5 stars
    10# brisket with no binder SPG set ZGrill on smoke for 4 hours, hit internal 160deg. Pulled and wrapped in butcher paper. Set ZGrill to 225deg and put wrapped brisket in for 6.5 hours till 190deg. Was a hit for my 1st Brisket. $$$$$ Can’t add a pic.

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