How long do you cook a Boston butt on a smoker?
Insert the temperature probe into the butt through the foil. Continue to cook in smoker for six to seven hours or until an ideal internal temperature of 200-210 degrees. Remove the butt from the smoker and allow the finished product to rest for one hour before serving.
What temperature do you smoke a Boston butt?
I smoke Boston butts to a temperature of at least 190 degrees. If you like sliced BBQ , 185 degrees is fine but for pulled or chopped I want the final temp. to be at least 190. Once the internal temperatures reaches 190 I take the butt out of the smoker and immediately wrap it tightly with aluminum foil.
How long does it take to smoke a 5 lb Boston butt?
A: A 5 pound pork shoulder(picnic) will require 7.5 hours of total cook time.. that is 1.5 hours per pound. If you have a thermometer then you will need to smoke the meat until it reaches 140 degrees internally and after that it just needs heat to take it on to 180 for slicing or 200-205 for pulling.
How long does it take to cook a Boston butt at 250 degrees?
IF you’re talking about the temperature on the cooking surface (right next to the butt) being 250, and you’ll foil around that 4th to 5th hour (that’s about 160 degrees, give or take), you should be done around 8.5 to 9.5 hours.
Do you have to wrap Boston butt in foil?
Wrap in foil: At the 5-hour mark the internal temp should be in the 160 range. Wrap in aluminum foil to keep the meat from getting too much smoke and to catch the moisture being released during the cooking process.
What’s the best way to smoke a Boston butt?
Boston Butt Recipe | Smoked Pork Butt on the UDS Smoker –