Texas Style Smoked Flat Iron Steaks

Smoked flat iron steaks may be a best kept secret but if you can find them, you'll see what I mean when I say that they easily rival tri-tip and many other more expensive cuts for flavor and tenderness.
Course Entree
Cuisine Hot Smoking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Author Jeff Phillips

What You'll Need

  • Flat iron steaks (about ¾ inch thick is common)
  • Olive or vegetable oil
  • (1) batch of Jeff’s Texas style rub


  1. Coat steaks with olive or vegetable oil.
  2. Season generously with Jeff's Texas style rub recipe.
  3. Place in lidded or covered container and into fridge for 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Setup smoker for cooking at 225°F with hickory or other smoking wood.
  5. Place steaks on smoker grate.
  6. Cook for about 45-60 minutes or until they reach 135-137°F (medium rare) in the center.
  7. Rest for 7-10 minutes tented with foil before serving.