Reheating Pulled Pork

Discussion in 'Pork' started by seven10ashbury, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. Anyone have any ideas how high an oven temp to reheat pulled pork and to what degrees it should be reheated to?

    Seven

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  2. tn_bbq

    tn_bbq Smoking Fanatic

    I have never really paid it all too much thought.

    I prefer to cover it in a low temp oven (<300*) and just long enough to take the chill off. To help keep it from drying out, I either sauce it or microwave it covered with a damp cloth.
     
  3. herkysprings

    herkysprings Smoking Fanatic

    If you can get it in a vaccum sealed bag that is safe in boiling water, that is one of the best ways.

    Water boiling @ 212F brings it pretty much back to the temp it was done at, plus you have its own juices to keep moist in the sealed bag.
     
  4. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    We probably aren't very picky around here.
    If you're heating a large amount for a number of people, I can't help you, but if it's heating some up for only a couple sammies, we just put it in a bowl (pushing it outward leaving a hole in the middle) and nuke it. Maybe my tastebuds are shot, but to me it's almost as good as it was fresh. There are things that don't nuke up very good, but IMO pulled pork is not one of them.


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  5. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    There are people here that say just throw it i the micro-wave and there's nothing wrong with that. I would if it's in a food saver bag just put it in some boiling water or even a steamer (thats the way I use) pot or oasta pot and re-heat it that way. It almost seems like it will add moisture to your meat too.
     
  6. chainsaw

    chainsaw Smoking Fanatic

    We did some over the holiday, put in the crock pot for a while with some low sodium chicken broth worked excellent. I read that tip on here one time.
     
  7. +1

    Thats how I reheat mine most of the time.
     
  8. pinkmeat

    pinkmeat Smoking Fanatic

    Yep, ziplock bags work fine too. It will get mushy if you leave it in boiling water too long.
     
  9. We like to pan fry it and add some hot spices to make great carnitas tacos. Just add a little bit of oil to get it started, but hopefully there is enough fat to make a nice sizzle
    then just add onions, avo and some salsa
     
  10. That's the way to go...
     
  11. mikes334

    mikes334 Newbie

    I will have to try the boiling water. Thanks for the tip.
     

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