Championship Pork Butt

Championship Pork Butt Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Injecting a Boston butt with marinade, coating it with rub, and slow-cooking on the grill will give you the juiciest pulled pork butt you've ever tasted.

Yield:

Makes 10 to 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 9 Hours
Stand: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (6- to 8-lb.) bone-in pork shoulder roast (Boston butt)

Preparation

1. Rinse pork roast, and pat dry. Inject top of roast at 1-inch intervals with Pork Butt Injection Marinade.

2. Coat roast with Pork Butt Dry Rub, pressing gently to adhere rub to pork.

3. Light one side of grill, heating to 250° (low) heat; leave other side unlit. Place roast over unlit side, and grill, covered with grill lid, 7 to 9 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 190°, maintaining temperature inside grill between 225° and 250°. Let stand 15 minutes. Slice, shred, or chop roast.

Chris Lilly,

Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q,

Southern Living

June 2009
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