How long does smoked pulled pork take?

Smoke the pork butt.

Close the lid and smoke the pork until it reaches an internal temperature of at least 195 degrees F. You can cook to 201 degrees F if you like softer pork. This process can take anywhere between 15-20 hours, depending on the consistency of heat in your smoker and the size of your pork shoulder.

How do you keep a pork shoulder moist when smoking?

Wrap in aluminum foil to keep the meat from getting too much smoke and to catch the moisture being released during the cooking process. Maintain the fire: No need to add any more wood or coals; just maintain the fire and let the butt finish cooking.

How long does it take to smoke a pork shoulder at 225?

Well, then, how long does it take to smoke a pork shoulder at 225? At 225, figure roughly 2 hours per pound of meat, so the same piece of smoked pork shoulder takes from 12- 16 hours at 225.

What is the best liquid to cook pulled pork in?

Add about 1/4 Cup Liquid Per Pound of Pork

Aromatics aside, the actual liquid you put in the crock pot is what will flavor the pork the most. I use the term “liquid” loosely—some of your liquid could be ketchup or barbecue sauce or mustard.

What can I use in place of BBQ sauce for pulled pork?

Try Alabama style mayonnaise-based sauce or Carolina style mustard-based sauce. If you’re looking for something healthier, you can try making BBQ sauce at home to cut back on the added sugar/high-fructose corn syrup. You could try a maple syrup pulled pork or a gravy base pulled pork.

How do you serve pulled pork at a party?

Add the shredded meat to a butter bun for a pulled pork sandwich, or even pan-fry it with brown sugar, black pepper, and garlic powder to make crispy carnitas with your pulled pork. You can even whip together pulled pork nachos with leftovers.