Chuck Roast on a Pellet Smoker

Chuck roast is one of my favorite cuts of beef on the smoker. Absolutely rich and delicious. Shred and serve this Chuck Roast on a Pellet Smoker as is or in sandwiches. Dang, it’s delicious!

Chuck Roast on a Pellet Smoker

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American BBQ
Keyword: bbq, smoked chuck roast
Servings: 6 People
Author: Derrick Riches

Equipment

  • Pellet Grill

Ingredients

  • 1 chuck roast about 3 to 4 pounds
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • Aluminum foil

Rub:

  • 2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Umami powder
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice

Instructions

  • Preheat pellet grill to 250 degrees F.
  • Combine rub ingredients and apply evenly to the entire surface of the chuck roast.
  • Place roast on cooking grate and cook for 3 to 4 hours or until the meat reached an internal temperature of 160 to 165 degrees F.
  • Wrap the roast in aluminum foil, adding 1/2 cup of beef broth heated to near boiling. Place the roast back on the pellet grill and increase the temperature to 300 degrees F.
  • Continue cooking until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 200 degrees F., about 2 to 3 hours depending on your grill. Set aside to rest for ten minutes.
  • Unwrap and shred beef, removing any bits of fat or connective tissue. Keep warm in a pot with remaining beef broth. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

  • Pellet suggestion: Oak or Hickory
  • Photo: Sabrina Baksh

You can buy Umami Powder online.

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