pulled pork shoulder

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by redz, May 16, 2015.

  1. redz

    redz Newbie

    Ok so my Pork shoulder just 199IT... Can i take it out now and start pulling it apart?  its not getting eaten until about 3 or 4 pm.

    should i use the cooler method and let it sit for 3-4 hrs? and pull it around 1-130?

    any help is appreciated.

    thanks

    Mike!
     
  2. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yes, you can pull it out now and set it in the cooler. 

    If it was me, I'd let the IT climb to 203-205 IT, about another 30 minutes in the smoker, but that's my PP target.  Then I'd pull it out and stick in in the cooler covered in towels for 3-4 hours. Then pull it apart, season it a little more if necessary with your rub and maybe some turbinado or brown sugar, stick it in a big pan you can put on the stove and put it in the refrigerator.  You can heat it up on the stove in a matter of just a few minutes.  Takes less time than the oven.

    I'm doing 20 lbs of pulled pork this weekend for a work pot luck on Friday.  Will smoke it, rest it, pull it, adjust the flavor, then freeze it.  I'll put it in the fridge 24 - 36 hours before I take it to work then reheat it on the stove on Friday.        
     
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    rmmurray Master of the Pit

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