cooking too quickly?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by ghostsniper, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. ok first pulled pork smoked in now i thinking i messing up somehow it is at like 120* after only about 2hrs.......anyone have suggestions on how to save this? i figured 10.5-11hrs for a 7# butt,  but idk only my 2nd time smoking first time was chicken breast turned out good......

    hope someone is on here to help would be nice not having to be up all night but had promised pulled pork for the 4th july grillout
  2. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Relax, you're doing fine. I am assuming that the 120° temp is the internal temp of the meat, which is OK.

    What temp are you cooking at and what kind of cooker are you using?
  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Totally normal. You can expect 140ish in 4hrs, 160ish in 6hrs then a stall for a couple of hours...JJ
  4. thanks for the replies i was just getting paranoid 6hrs in and it is at 160* internal and been guessing at the temp since i forgot to get a thermo for inside the grill and i am using a chargriller deluxe with no SFB factory thermo says about 230-240* first pic [​IMG]
  5. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks like you're doing great to me.

    Mine's been on for 3 hrs, won't check the internal for another 3 or 4.

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