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Smoked Brisket Rub

Smoked Brisket Rub

Derrick Riches
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Rubs
Cuisine American BBQ


  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl, then apply to brisket. Make sure to coat all of the outer surfaces of the meat. Let seasoned meat stand for 10-15 minutes before placing onto the smoker. Cook as directed. Discard any remaining rub that has come into raw meat.
  • Save time and make this rub a few days beforehand. Combine ingredients and store in an airtight container in the cupboard for up to 6 months.
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