Pulled Pork and qview

Discussion in 'Pork' started by falconer, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. falconer

    falconer Newbie

    Howdy. I've been smoking pork butts for pulled pork for a little while now and finally have some qview.
    Did one last weekend. Came out perfect.
    Technique: Bilbo's rub prior to smoking. Smoke at 225º to 245º until internal temp hits 165º (~9 hours). Spray with apple juice every hour or so. Remove from smoker, spray heavily with apple juice, wrap tightly in foil. Into the oven at 250º until internal temp hits 205º (~2-4 hours).
    Remove from oven, keep wrapped, let cool slowly to around 165º or so. Unwrap and pull with 2 forks. Save juice that accumulates in foil in oven; decant and save. Makes a great flavoring consumme.

    Finishing sauce:
    1/2 C Cider Vinegar
    1/2 C water
    1/2 C catsup
    1/4 C apple juice
    1/2 C brown sugar
    1/3 C sweet pickle juice
    1-2 tbsp meat drippings from the smoked pork butt
    1 tsp Tony Chachere's Cajun Seasoning
    Black Pepper
    Red Pepper Flakes
    Hot sauce to taste
    Heated up just enough to combine.
    1 tbsp butter at the end melted into the sauce off heat

    Pretty yuummy!

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  2. wmarkw

    wmarkw Smoking Fanatic

    Damn looks good! Interesting sauce too.
     
  3. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice looking butt.[​IMG]
     
  4. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Wow excellent job that had to be good
     
  5. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great, nice & juicy...[​IMG]
     
  6. acemakr

    acemakr Smoking Fanatic

    Great job! and MPF (my personal favorite)
     
  7. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks great...Nice job...[​IMG]
     
  8. Looks like the pudding My T Fine
     
  9. kaiser

    kaiser Smoke Blower

    planning to give your method and finisher a try tomorrow on two 10# boston butts... wish me luck!
     
  10. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good looking bark, looks like the the taste was worth the wait. That finishing sauce reads like it has plenty of great flavor, Congrats my friend.
     
  11. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    butt looks good
     

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