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BBQ Pulled Pork with Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

9 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Apple

This swine is prime. Smoked low and slow melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork bathed in a little sweet and spice.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 10 Pound Bone-In Pork Butt

  • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 1 1/2 Cup apple juice

  • 4 Tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 Tablespoon salt

  • 1 To Taste salt

  • 1 To Taste Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 1 As Needed Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

Steps

  • 1

    Trim pork butt of all excess fat leaving 1/4” of the fat cap attached. Combine 2 Tbsp Pork and Poultry rub, apple juice, brown sugar, and salt in a small bowl stirring until most of the sugar and salt are dissolved. Inject the pork butt every square inch or so with the apple juice mixture. Season the exterior of the pork butt with remaining rub.

    Ingredients

    • 10 Pound Bone-In Pork Butt

    • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

    • 1 Cup apple juice

    • 4 Tablespoon brown sugar

    • 1 Tablespoon salt

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 3

    Place pork butt directly on the grill grate and cook for about 6 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 160℉.

    Grill225 ˚F

    Probe160 ˚F

  • 4

    Wrap the pork butt in two layers of foil and pour in 1/2 cup of apple juice. Secure tin foil tightly to contain the apple juice. Increase temperature to 275℉ and return to grill in a pan large enough to hold the pork butt in case of leaks. Cook an additional 3 hours or until internal temperature reaches 205℉.

    Grill275 ˚F

    Probe205 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup apple juice

  • 5

    Remove from the grill and discard the bone. Shred the pork removing any excess fat or tendons. Season with additional Pork and Poultry Rub and salt if needed.

    Ingredients

    • 1 To Taste salt

    • 1 To Taste Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 6

    Add Sweet & Heat BBQ sauce and serve. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • 1 As Needed Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

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