Watch Matt Pitman, a Texas pitmaster and the CEO of Meat Church, explain how to smoke brisket in four simple steps.
I enjoyed the clear steps that Matt shares in this video for successfully smoking a brisket. If you're looking for some solid guidelines to tackle your first brisket or needing some pointers for perfecting your brisket, this video is a great place to start.
In this video Matt uses a pellet smoker and some of his famous Meat Church BBQ Rubs. He started out with one full packer brisket which is made up of two muscles, the flat and the point. The flat is the wider thinner part of the brisket and the point is the narrower thicker part.
Below is an outline of all the key information in the video.
Meat Church Seasonings
How to Smoke a Brisket
Step 1: Trim the Brisket
There are a lot of preferences in how to trim a brisket. Here are some basic guidelines to get you started:
Step 2: Season the Brisket
Central Texas barbecue uses equal parts of coarse cracked pepper and Kosher salt. A lot of people like to add other ingredients, and Matt's seasonings make it easy to achieve a balanced flavor profile:
"I don't use any binders on my protein before I apply the seasoning." —Matt Pittman
Pro tip: When applying rub, shake the rub from high above the meat to get a more even layer.
Step 3: Cook the Brisket
"Heavy duty aluminum foil is more forgiving than butcher paper." —Matt Pittman, CEO of Meat Church
Step 4: Slice and Serve
"Fat is flavor when used in moderation." —Matt Pittman, CEO of Meat Church
What pellet grill should you use?
There are a few good companies making quality pellet grills. Here at Meadow Creek Barbecue Supply we carry Green Mountain Pellet Grills and Yoder Pellet Grills.
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Don't have the rubs for this recipe?
We sell the popular line of Meat Church barbecue rubs in our specialty barbecue store and online. There's no better time to try these rubs then now.
Now go cook a great brisket!
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