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Poor Man's Burnt Ends

Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Author Mike


  • 3 pound chuck roast
  • Your favorite BBQ rub
  • Your favorite BBQ sauce


  • FIre up your smoker for 225 F cooking. Use a few chunks of hickory or a lighter wood.
  • Season the chuck on all sides with the rub and place onto the smoker.
  • Smoke until the internal temperature reaches 185 F.
  • Carefully remove the chuck and wrap in foil. Let rest on your counter for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the chuck roast from the foil and transfer to a cutting board.
  • Cut into 3/4" cubes and place into a disposable aluminum pan.
  • Lightly (very lightly!) drizzle the meat with the BBQ sauce. You just want the flavor from the sauce. Toss gently to coat.
  • Sprinkle with more of the rub and return to the smoker for 1 1/2 more hours.
  • Devour.