Recipe courtesy of Charles Lee

Arthur Bryant's Burnt Ends

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 11 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 11 hr
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

One 8- to 10-pound beef brisket

Favorite spice rub

Favorite BBQ sauce (recommended: Arthur Bryant's Rich and Spicy Sauce)

Serving suggestions: combined with baked beans or served on a sandwich

Directions

  1. Prepare smoker for cooking, heating to 180 to 200 degrees F.
  2. Season brisket with spice rub on both sides and then place in smoker. Smoke for 8 hours. Remove brisket to a platter and leave smoker on.
  3. Cut burnt ends (blackened portion) from lean section of smoked brisket and then chop into cubes. Place chopped pieces in a large pan with holes. Smoke for 1 1/2 hours, or until dried out. Remove pan from smoker and transfer brisket cubes to a large pan without any holes. Stir in favorite BBQ sauce, and then return to the smoker for an additional 1 1/2 hours. Burnt ends may be combined with baked beans or served on a sandwich.

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