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Smoked flat iron steak

Smoked Flat Iron Steaks

I love smoking steaks nice and slow on the smoker to get that wonderful smoky flavor into the meat then pull them at about 110 degrees F and finish them over a hot grill or very hot pan.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Jeff Phillips


  • About 3-4 lbs of flat iron steak
  • Coarse kosher salt (Morton's blue box)
  • Jeff’s original rub
  • Olive oil


Prepare and Marinate Steaks

  • Rinse steaks under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel
  • Sprinkle about 1/4 tsp of coarse kosher salt onto the top of each steak and place in the fridge uncovered for 2-4 hours. No need to rinse when finished.
  • Coat steaks with olive oil
  • Sprinkle Jeff's original rub generously on both sides to cover meat
  • Place steaks in glass or plastic bowl with lid
  • Marinate in fridge for 6-8 hours or overnight

Smoke Flat Iron Steaks

  • Place steaks directly on the grate of smoker
  • Smoke at 225°F for about 45 minutes or until they reach 130℉ or desired doneness
  • Let steaks rest for 15-20 minutes before serving