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Three ribeye steaks cooked on cutting board with carrots and potatoes

Perfectly Smoked Steak (Ribeye)

Smoked steak is tender, juicy, and has a perfect smoke flavor when done correctly. I'll show you how to smoke steak to perfection!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Type Smoked Meat
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Temperature Increase 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 473kcal
Author Will
Cost $40


  • 3 lb Ribeye Steaks

Dry Rub Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Pre-heat smoker to 180°F.
  • Season steaks with salt and pepper on all sides.
  • Place steak directly on smoker and smoke for 20 minutes at 180°F. After 20 minutes, remove from the smoker and put on plate. Tent with aluminum foil.
  • Place grill grates on smoker and increase temperature to 450°F. Once heated, place steak on grill grates and cook until desired internal temperature, test with thermometer.
    Always cook to temperature and not time. However, It should take about 6-9 minutes a side for medium.
  • When steak reaches desired temperature, remove from smoker and allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing.


  • Add butter to the top of the steak after cooking and allow to melt, this will give the smoked steak a really good flavor.
  • Sear over open flame to get the best crust on the steak. I love a good char on my steak.
  • Pull the steak from the grill 5°F before your desired internal temperature, it will finish cooking while it rests.


Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 893mg | Potassium: 617mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 4mg