So, I hear you want to smoke a pork butt! You’ve come to the right place. Smoking a pork butt is both easy and rewarding, especially when you cook it low and slow.

What’s the most commonly ordered meal when you hit a barbecue restaurant? You bet, the pulled pork. But, what makes it so good? The perfect rub and pork injection, of course!

Ingredients for Smoked Pork Butt:

8-10 pound bone-in pork shoulder pork butt Yellow Mustard enough to coat exterior Spice Rub  ¼ Cup Sweet Paprika 2 Tablespoons Ground Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons Dry Mustard ½ Teaspoon Chili Powder ½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder ½ Teaspoon Cayenne Powder

1. Coat the entire exterior of the pork shoulder with the yellow mustard.

2. Season your pork shoulder on all sides, top, and bottom, with the spice rub.

3. Preheat your smoker to 225 degrees F for indirect smoking. Cook to 201 degrees F.

4. Close the lid and smoke the pork until it reaches an internal temperature of at least 195 degrees F.

5. Pull apart the shoulder, discarding any chunks of fat or gristle


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