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Chef Johns Pulled Pork BBQ

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“from all Cooks overnight. This is one of the few pulled pork recipes that does not cook in a slow cooker. Slow roast in the oven and don't omit the liquid smoke.”
12hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons dry your favorite barbecue rub
  • 12 teaspoon liquid smoke, divided
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 34 cup barbecue sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 soft white hamburger buns
  • 3 -4 lbs shoulder blade roast


  1. Preheat oven to 210*F.
  2. Sprinkle roast generously with rub and place in heavy Dutch oven.
  3. pour 1/4 t liquid smoke into each of two ramekins, add 1/2 c water to each and place in Dutch oven on either side of the roast. Cover with lid.
  4. roast pork for 12 hours, until very tender. Remove from Dutch oven and place on work surface. Discard bone and any large pieces of fat.
  5. roughly chop pork with knife or cleaver. Drizzle with bbq sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. spread bbq sauce on buns and pile pork on buns to serve. Top w coleslaw if desired.

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