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5 from 3 votes

The best recipe for Barbecue Brisket {Using A DIY Smoker}

This barbecue brisket is easy to make and something the whole family will love!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brisket
Servings: 5 -8 servings
Calories: 465kcal
Author: Karrie


  • 3-6 lb Brisket fat intact
  • 1/4 cup Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 tbsp Salt


  • Mix spices together in a bowl and generously rub into the brisket.
  • Place on the grill over indirect heat with a drip pan directly under the meat.
  • After about an hour, start to use the drippings to baste the brisket every half hour.
  • Grill or smoke (if using a smoker box) for 1 1/2 hours per pound of meat, or until internal temperature is between 160 degrees and 185 degrees.


Serving: 17g | Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 3012mg | Potassium: 1054mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2675IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 6.8mg