Best Smoked Pork Butt Recipe

Tender pork shoulder cooked with cherry wood and doused in flavorful mop sauce.

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Prep Time: 15 Min

– Bone-in pork butt - Yellow mustard - Your favorite BBQ dry rub - Wood for smoke

cook Time: 8 HRS


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Step 1

Bring the pork shoulder to room temperature for 30 minutes. Rub with yellow mustard and your favorite seasoning blend.

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Step 2

Preheat smoker to 275°F and add preferred wood. Place pork shoulder on the smoker grate, fat cap side up.

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Step 3

Baste the pork shoulder every 30 to 45 minutes with mop sauce.

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Step 4

At 160-165°F, remove the pork shoulder, wrap tightly in heavy-duty foil, and return to the smoker.

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Step 5

At 200-205°F, remove pork and let it rest in a cooler for 30-60 minutes. Carefully remove foil and shred the meat using gloved hands.

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