Pulled Pork BBQ Recipe - Big Green Egg
7.5-10 lb pork butt (also called pork shoulder blade roast, Boston butt) 1⁄3 cup of Dry Rub Seasoning of Your Choice
2 or 3 chunks of smoking wood (hickory is a natural on pork)
1⁄2 cup of peach nectar
Hot sauce (optional, and to taste mixed in with peach nectar)
Trim excess fat and silver skin. Leave fat cap on one side. Shake a light layer of coarse salt onto all sides of the pork butt.
Cover generously with Dry Rub Seasoning and press in with hands to adhere. Let rub melt in for 20 minutes or more while you prepare EGG.
Prepare fire in EGG, starting with a small amount of charcoal in the firebox. Once all charcoal is burning and EGG has warmed up to 300°F or more, lay wood chunks on coals, and cover with more charcoal to fill firebox.
Add the convEGGtor™ Plate Setter with legs up and drip pan or foil to catch drippings. Place cooking grid on convEGGtor Plate Setter legs.
Stabilize EGG at 250°F, and wait 20 minutes or more until smoke is thin with a light smoky aroma. Place seasoned pork butt on grid, fat cap down. Cook for approximately 8 hours, or until outside crust (bark) is caramelized and firm.
After 8 hours, or when the meat reaches 170°F internal temperature, double wrap the butt in heavy-duty aluminum foil. Before sealing foil, pour in peach nectar/hot sauce mixture. For a little extra layer of flavor, grind a couple teaspoons of Dry Rub Seasoning finely and add to liquid.
Return to EGG and cook until 200°F internal temperature in the center. Remove from EGG, cover with towels, a blanket or place in cooler to rest for at least 1 hour and up to 3.
Pull, shred, chop or chunk to your preference. Add salt, fine ground rub to taste. Enjoy!
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