Smoked Mini-Brisket

Smoked Mini-Brisket

Smoking a small brisket is not normally done. However, the marinade in this recipe helps to keep the brisket tender and moist.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a large, flat, and shallow pan, combine all the marinade ingredients and mix well.
  3. Step 3

    Place brisket in the pan.
  4. Step 4

    Marinate the brisket in the fridge covered for 12 hours (up to 24 hours), turning it over 2 or 3 times during the process so all parts are well marinated.
  5. Step 5

    Remove from the refrigerator and allow the meat to reach room temperature.
  6. Step 6

    Prepare the smoker. You will want to smoke the cut for about 4 to 5 hours at 220 F to 240 F. If using a water smoker , put the remaining marinade in the water pan to add flavor.
  7. Step 7

    Place brisket on the smoker and cook until the internal temperature reaches 180 F/80 C. Check the temperature at the 4-hour mark.
  8. Step 8

    Remove and rest the meat for at least 1 hour.
  9. Step 9

    Slice the meat against the grain. Serve and enjoy.