Pork Loin Sirloin Roast ?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by damascusmaker, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. Hi Friends, I just picked this up at local grocery because it was on sale and looked good. Then realized I don't know what to do with it? Treat it like a butt? 

    I have the tools below and an almost finished UDS 55 that a rotisserie rig is to fit.

  2. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I had one once and it didn't have the fat of a butt and turned out rather dry. I think I've read a couple have luck but I'd cook it like a loin roast personally.
  3. smokesontuesday

    smokesontuesday Smoking Fanatic

    Personally I'd slice it out for sirloin chops and grill them.

    A pork sirloin doesn't really have the fat to treat it like a pork butt. You could cook it like a loin and get good results if you don't want to slice it out.

    I like sirloin chops better than loin chops honestly. They have better flavor in my opinion. 
  4. idahopz

    idahopz Smoking Fanatic

    I'm definitely no expert, but if doing a whole roast, I like to do loin at 225 degrees on a pellet cooker until an internal of about 140-145 which usually results in a tasty and juicy roast. Sliced relatively thin it makes good sandwiches, and thicker cuts are good on a dinner plate with favorite sides.
  5. Thanks all, I'll treat it like a loin. I like the slice thin for sandwiches idea. I don't have a slicer yet but do have a ceramic knife. I'll let you know how it works out.
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I think your right to treat it like a loin.

    Good luck!

  7. Ok guys,

     Here it is after about an hour on the pellet rig set to smoke and just moved to the rotisserie, while I had this small batch of jerky going. Deboned before starting. Added a chunk of hickory and apple before closing up.

    And here it is about an hour later, 

    And here is what it is going to get brushed with shortly.

    Last edited: Apr 4, 2016
  8. Sliced and on a plate. Great with Tiger Sauce. Thanks for the guidance.

  9. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like it turned out tasty!
  10. Thanks b-one, Yeah good sandwiches and great fajitas tonight. Still have a small chunk to do something with.

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