Smoked Pork Shoulder Recipe

I hope everyone is having a great start to the summer? I thought we could to some slow smoking today. I think just about everyone loves a good cooked pork shoulder. I love smoking pork shoulder it’s an all-day event. But it’s well worth it you can not beat the taste.

Their are many good smoked pork shoulder recipes out there. But the one i’m using today i like a lot. Hopefully your like it as well. You need to plan smoking this only if you have a full day. After you have tried this recipe let me know what you think.

If you have a favorite pork shoulder recipe let me know what it is. I hope everyone has their cooking shorts on, ,lets get cooking!


11 – 12 pound, pork shoulder

bottle, hog rub

bottle, yard bird seasoning

cotton string or stuffing net




  1. Remove bone from whole pork shoulder.
  2. Thoroughly rub both inside and outside with the hog rub and the yard bird seasoning.
  3. Tie shoulder back together with a cotton string or place in stuffing net.
  4. Cook for 5 hours unwrapped at 225 degrees F., then wrap tight with foil and cook additional 6 to 7 hours at 200 degrees to 225 degrees F.
  5. Pour off meat drippings and cut off net. Slice and serve.

Servings: 6 Plus

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 11 to 12 Hours

Total Time: 11 Hours, 5 minutes to 12 hours, 5 minutes

Recommended Wood: Pecan, Apple, Hickory




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