Smoked Top Round Steak

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Smoked top round steak is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that is perfect for a summer BBQ. The key to making this recipe is to start with a good quality cut of meat. Look for a steak that is at least 1-inch thick and has a nice marbling of fat.

Smoked Top Round Steak
Smoked Top Round Steak

Once you have your steak, the next step is to smoke it. This can be done using a charcoal grill or a smoker. If you are using a charcoal grill, simply place the steak over direct heat and cook for about 2 minutes per side. If you are using a smoker, cook the steak on indirect heat for about 4 minutes per side. Once the steak is cooked, let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing against the grain into thin strips. Serve with your favorite BBQ sauce and enjoy!


Smoked Top Round Steak

Smoked Top Round Steak

Delicious Smoked Top Round Steak you can try at home.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Dry Brining(overnight) 7 hrs
Total Time 13 hrs 20 mins


  • 15-8 lb beef top round
  • kosher salt

Dry Rub

  • ¾ cup kosher salt
  • ¾  cup ground black pepper
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ tbsp onion powder
  • ½ tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne powder


  • Coat top round with kosher salt. Leave to dry brine overnight in refrigerator.
  • Fire up smoker to 225°F (107°C). If you are using a charcoal grill, set it up for 2-zone cooking with indirect heat. Add oak wood chips to firebox or coals.
  • In a small bowl, combine all dry rub ingredients. Apply dry rub to top round, covering all sides.
  • Place beef on smoker or grill grates. Smoke for 5 hours, or until internal temperature has reached 130°F (55°C) for medium-rare. Use smoker thermometer to ensure accuracy.
  • When top round is ready, remove from smoker. Leave to rest for 10 minutes. Serve by slicing against the grain with a sharp BBQ knife.