How Long To Smoke A 8lb Pork Shoulder?
I shoot to maintain my smoker temperature at 225 degrees F and can typically plan about 2 hours of cook time per pound of pork.
For example, an 8 pound pork shoulder will take about 16 hours from start to finish.
How long does it take to smoke a pork shoulder at 225?
Kimberly, smoke your shoulder at 225 degrees. Smoking time averages 90 minutes per pound, depending on the level of doneness desired. If you’re going to slice it, cook to 185˚. If your going to pull the pork smoke it longer, until it reaches 205 degrees.
How long does it take to smoke a 9 pound pork shoulder?
Smoke for about 60 to 90 minutes per pound, or until the internal temperature reaches 195-205 degrees. Continuously monitor the temperature with a probe thermometer. Remove the pork shoulder from the smoker and wrap in butcher paper or aluminum and place in a cooler to rest for at least one hour.
How long does it take to smoke a 10 lb pork shoulder?
Cook until the meat is exceptionally and sigh-inducingly tender and reaches an internal temperature of 185° to 195°F (85° to 90°C), somewhere between 10 to 14 hours or about 1 1/2 hours per pound of meat. Let the meat rest for at least 30 minutes.
How do you prepare a pork shoulder for smoking?
- Place pork shoulder in a large pot and add enough apple cider to cover.
- Cover pot and refrigerate for 12 hours.
- Prepare smoker to about 210 degrees F (99 degrees C).
- Pour cider brine into the water pan of the smoker; add onion and about 1/4 cup more sugar rub.
- Smoke pork until very tender, about 8 hours.