Dry rub Boston butt in the freezer?

Discussion in 'Meat Selection and Processing' started by krzdimond, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. krzdimond

    krzdimond Fire Starter

    Boston butt is on sale here @ $.99lb and I bought WAY more than I needed..... Question is, instead of freezing the extra butts and then using the dry rub after the thaw, is it just as effective to rub them all now and freeze the already rubbed meat? Does this make a difference?
     
  2. lemans

    lemans Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I would not. The rub might turn the meat too salty
     
  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Salt in the Rub has a negative effect on meat. Even store bought Corned Beef should be rinsed before freezing to maintain quality Not worth the saved minutes...JJ
     
  4. krzdimond

    krzdimond Fire Starter

    Thanks, did not think it made a difference. They will go in without seasoning.
     

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