I goofed need opinions!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by lovinsmokin, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. lovinsmokin

    lovinsmokin Fire Starter

    [​IMG] We got our pork butts up to 160 int temp, instead of wrapping them and cooking to 200 I wrapped them and set them in the cooler to rest. And they sat for 6 hours. Can I still save these? Int temp dropped to 147, wonder if I can start from there and continue as usual? Any suggestions would help, I'd hate to toss both these yummy butts!
  2. denver dave

    denver dave Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    I would throw them back on the smoker or in the oven and finish them off. [​IMG]
  3. Either toss em back on the smoker and go to 200 or pull them out and slice em up for sandwich meat
  4. lovinsmokin

    lovinsmokin Fire Starter

    suppose I should have mentioned I was going for pulled pork :)
    we're gonna try n finish em off I'll let you all know how it turns out!
  5. ddave

    ddave Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What they said.

    The temp stayed above 140° so that's good. [​IMG]

  6. csmith2884

    csmith2884 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Done stuff like this many times when I had to serve something right at a specific time. I usually finish them in a low 200 or so oven. They should be fine.
  7. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yea if you don't want to slice them then throw them back on and bring them up to 200 like they said. Good luck.
  8. wingman

    wingman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Pork butts as long as they go over 140 degrees are very forgiving. They will most likely come out awesome!

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