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Poor Man's Burnt Ends Recipe

Poor Man's Burnt Ends Recipe

Poor Man's Burnt Ends are made with a Chuck Roast instead of a the fatty part of a Brisket.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine BBQ Smoker


  • 3 pounds Chuck Roast
  • 3 tablespoons Dry Rub
  • 3 tablespoons BBQ Sauce


  • Rub Chuck Roast with dry rub
  • Cook in smoker until internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Wrap with aluminum foil or butchers paper and place back in smoker. Cook until the roast reaches an internal temperature of 198 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Remove from smoker and let rest about 10 minutes
  • Cut into bite sized cubes
  • Add cubed meat to a foil pan, add a sprinkle of dry rub and all of the BBQ Sauce
  • Return to smoker and cook for another 1/2 hour to hour. Pieces will be tender and have char marks on them when done. Do not overcook.