SHOCKING Traeger Picanha

Cooking picanha on a Traeger is really easy and makes for an affordable steak feast.

Season the Picanha first

I used Traeger’s “Beef Rub” dry rub to season both sides of the beef because, well, it sure seems like you should use the Beef Rub on beef!

Choose Wood Pellets

I was trying the Traeger Signature Blend pellets that I can find at Home Depot.  These pellets are a blend of cherry, hickory and other hardwoods.

Start your Traeger

Turn on your Traeger and set it to 225F. I put the picanha on the smoker with the fat side down.


After one hour, the roast should be around 120F. Keep smoking until the picanha reaches 130F.

Slice and Serve the Smoked Picanha

I served mine on a soft roll with lettuce, tomato and Traeger ‘Que barbecue sauce.

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You'll love our Traeger Smoked Mahi Mahi. Smoking mahi mahi on a Traeger is incredibly simple and, when done correctly, absolutely delicious.