Smoky Montreal Beef Brisket

This Texas-style brisket delivers authentic pit-master flavor thanks to the expertly-blended spices in Grill Mates® Smoky Montreal Steak Seasoning.

Serves: Makes 12 servings.
15 mins Prep time 3 hrs 30 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
3 hrs 30 mins Cook time
  • Mix Seasoning and chili powder; rub mixture over beef. Place beef, fat side up, in 13x9-inch foil pan. Cover with foil. Refrigerate overnight.

  • Prepare grill for indirect medium-low heat (275°F to 300°F). Preheat grill by turning all burners to high. Turn burner on 1 side to medium-high. Turn off burner(s) on other side. Place covered beef in pan on unlit side of grill. Close grill.

  • Grill 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until internal temperature of thickest part of beef is 180ºF to 185ºF. Carefully remove pan from grill.

  • Return beef to grill, placing it directly on unlit side. Cook 30 minutes longer or until beef forms a crust and internal temperature is 190ºF to 200ºF.

  • Remove beef from grill. Let stand 10 minutes. Slice and serve with warm pan juices, if desired.

Cooking tip

Note: To maintain medium-low heat (275°F to 300°F), keep lid closed and adjust lit burner as necessary. Directions were developed using a gas grill. Grills vary; cooking time is approximate.

Sweet ‘n Smoky Brisket: Brush 1/2 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce on brisket during last 10 minutes of cooking.

Oven Directions: Season and refrigerate brisket as directed. Bake, covered, in preheated 300ºF oven 2 hours. Remove foil. Bake 1 to 1 1/2 hour longer or until meat is tender.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 269Calories: 269Cholesterol: 103mg
  • Sodium: 471mgProtein: 28g
  • Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 0gCarbohydrate: 1g