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Traeger Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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Slow your roll, this Boston butt takes patience. Get ready to make new friends as this recipe fills the neighborhood with the sweet smell of wood-smoked hog. Shred this roast to use on tacos, sandwiches, pizza, or anything that needs a little infusion of pig.

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  • 1 (5-7 lb) bone-in pork shoulder

  • Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 2 Cup apple juice

  • Traeger BBQ sauce

  • 10 Whole hamburger buns

  • coleslaw, for serving

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    225 ˚F

  • 2

    Generously season the pork shoulder on all sides with Traeger Pork & Poultry rub.
    • 1 (5-7 lb) bone-in pork shoulder

    • To Taste Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the center of the roast, avoiding the bone and any large pockets of fat. Place the roast directly on the grill grate, fat-side up. Close the lid and smoke for 3 hours. Add the apple juice to a spray bottle and spritz the roast after 1 hour and every hour thereafter.

    225 ˚F

    • 2 Cup apple juice

  • 4

    Transfer pork to a disposable aluminum foil pan. Increase the grill temperature to 250°F.

    250 ˚F

  • 5

    When the grill is hot, place the pan with the pork on the grill grates, close the lid, and continue to cook until the internal temperature reaches 203°F, 6-8 hours more. If the pork is browning too much, cover loosely with aluminum foil.

    250 ˚F

    203 ˚F

  • 6

    Carefully transfer the pork to a cutting board and let rest for 20 minutes. Pour the juices from the bottom of the pan into a gravy separator. Discard any fat that rises to the surface.
  • 7

    With your hands (preferably protected from the heat with lined, heavy-duty rubber gloves), pull the pork into chunks, discarding the bone and any lumps of fat, including the cap. Pull each chunk into shreds and transfer to a large bowl.
  • 8

    Season the pulled pork with additional rub and moisten with the reserved pan juices. Add your favorite Traeger BBQ sauce and mix well.
    • To Taste Traeger BBQ sauce

  • 9

    Pile the pork mixture on the hamburger buns and serve with coleslaw. Enjoy!
    • 10 Whole hamburger buns

    • coleslaw, for serving

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