How long does it take to smoke a 8 pound Boston butt?
How Long to Smoke a Pork Butt. 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.
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.
Do I smoke a Boston butt fat side up or down?
Place the pork, fat side up, in a preheated 225 to 250 degree F smoker for 10 1/2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 190 to 200 degrees F. During the smoking process, leave the smoker closed for the first 2 hours and then spray the pork with a small amount of apple juice or cider every 2 hours thereafter.
Should I inject a Boston butt?
Injecting pork butt up with a liquid both keeps it from drying out while introducing even more flavor to the finished food, making it a win-win no matter what you cook. A great meat to inject is the pork roast, otherwise known as the Boston butt.
What temperature does a Boston butt need to be?
How long does it take to smoke a Boston butt at 275?
Cooking at 275, about 1 hour per lb. But every cooker performs differently, so yeah, it’s done when it’s done! At the risk of incurring the wrath of the “it’s done when it’s done” contingent – I will go out on a limb and guess about 7 to 8 hours.