Smoked Corned Beef

Smoked Corned Beef


  • 1 (3 Lb) Flat Cut Corned Beef Brisket, Fat Cap At Least 1/4 Inch Thick
  • 2-2.5 Cups of Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce
  • Favorite Unkie's Seasoning Blend


  1. Remove the corned beef brisket from the packaging and discard the spice packet, if included. Soak the corned beef in water for at least 8 hours, changing the water every 2 hours.
  2. When ready to cook, set the Smoker temperature to 275℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.
  3. Lightly coat the brisket with Unkie's Seasoning. All sides.
  4. Insert the probe into the thickest part of the brisket. Place the brisket directly on the grill grates, fat-side up. Close the lid and cook for 2 hours.
  5. Meanwhile, make Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce (or use your favorite barbecue sauce)
  6. Pour half of the barbecue sauce mixture in the bottom of a disposable aluminum foil pan. With tongs, transfer the brisket to the pan, fat-side up. Pour the remaining barbecue sauce mixture over the top of the brisket, using a spatula to spread the sauce evenly. Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil.
  7. Return the brisket to the grill, re-insert the probe, and continue to cook until the internal temperature reaches 203 °F, 2-3 hours more.
  8. Remove the brisket from the grill and let the meat rest for 15-20 minutes. Slice against the grain into 1/4-inch- thick slices and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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