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How to smoke pork steaks??????

post #1 of 7
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Having people over today to watch football....want to smoke pork steaks for dinner. I have a mes. What is best method. What temp in smoker and for how long should I smoke them? Also what sides would be good? Please let me know!
post #2 of 7
Good morning General,
Pork "steaks" are usually slices of the shoulder, so will benefit from the same type cooking method as a butt or chuck roast. Low and slow would be your best bet here. Depending on how thick they are, a couple hours in the smoke at 225 followed by an hour or two wrapped in foil with some acidic liquid would be a good way to go. Any basic rub used for pulled pork or ribs would work nicely. As for sides Leah Elisheva's smoked apples that she posted a few days ago would be fantastic with smoked pork steaks. Just search for "kangaroo carpaccio' and you'll find the post with the apples. Good luck!
post #3 of 7
MD has you covered. As for sides the apples would be good as would grilled peaches. But I really like to have the apples, garlic mashed taters, and Sauerkraut and maybe some grilled/sautéed onions. Beer bacon Brussels goes good with that too.

Don't forget the smoked hot wings, ABTS and pork shots!
post #4 of 7

texas.gif  Good afternoon and welcome to the forum, from a nice warm East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about                       everything

 

 

            Gary

post #5 of 7
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Ended up with a dry rub and smoked them for 4 hours at 230 degrees. They were a little dry but still very good. Used cherry wood. Thank very much for the advice. Will try the apples next time!
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post #7 of 7

My all time favorite for pork chops and CSR's is as follows:

  • Take a half gallon of buttermilk and place it in a bowl. Stir in Tony Chacharro's Creole Seasoning until you just start to get a bit of the spicy flavor.
  • Put chops or CSR's into either a zip-loc or some sort of container. Pour buttermilk mixture over the top and place in the fridge for at least overnight, usually longer.
  • Smoke at 250° with mesquite until done. (You can add more seasoning if you want before putting on the smoker).

 

The enzymes in the buttermilk tenderize the pork and gives it a slightly tangy flavor that comes out awesome on pork.

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