smoked eye roast (experiment)

Discussion in 'Beef' started by uhmgood, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. uhmgood

    uhmgood Smoke Blower

    i was thinking about smoking an eye roast in an unconventional way , rather then cook it to an I.T. of 125 or 130 for a med rare hunk of meat that is sliced real thin for sammies , i wanted to basically cook it like a brisket . so i did . heres how it went . i found a 4# eye roast , injected it with a pretty basic injection overnight . 2. i use a MES smoker set at 240 , while it was heating up i put dry rosemary on the meat ( no other rub was used ) . 3 put the meat in the smoker with an alum. pan under the meat to catch the drippings also added about 1/4 inch of the marinade to the pan . 4 i thought the cook was going to be around 6ish hours , but of coarse , THE DREADED STALL at stayed there for 2 1/2 hours . 5 pulled the meat off the grate and put it IN the pan with  the marinade then covered it real tight with foil . 6 it finally got to 200 I.T. and i pulled it , i wrapped it in foil and put it in a cooler for 1 hour. 7 time to eat , unwrapped it and sliced it into 1/2 inch slices ( and i mean 1/2 inch ) this was the most moist and tender roast i think i ever cooked . give it a try !!!
  2. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Uhmgood , send Q-view of than Baby . . . we want to drool too .


    Have fun and . . .
  3. uhmgood

    uhmgood Smoke Blower

    sorry oldshool  no pics , I was just trying to see if i could cook a piece of meat with literaly no fat to be moist  and tender and not a dried out piece of leather . I know most people would cook this to 125 or 130 I.T. for rare sammies
  4. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sounds Great Uhmgood!!![​IMG]

    Thanks for doing the experiment ---- I'm glad to hear it worked that good!!!

  5. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sounds very tasty, yep pics would be great also.

    A full smoker is a happy smoker


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