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Fried Butt

Discussion in 'Pork' started by jabo, Dec 23, 2006.

  1. jabo

    jabo Smoke Blower OTBS Member

    Anyone ever tried to deep fry a Boston Butt? I have heard this was great and I want to try it. So far the only details I know are fry it in oil at 350 degrees for about 8.5 minutes per pound. Anyone have more information on how this is done?

  2. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    never heard of doing it. sounds kinda like frying a turkey though.
  3. cajunsmoker

    cajunsmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  4. ultramag

    ultramag SMF Events Planning Committee

    I've heard of people deep frying briskets. If you can do that, I don't know why you couldn't do a butt.
  5. jabo

    jabo Smoke Blower OTBS Member

    Well, I fried a butt. It turned out great. I injected it with a cajun spice and rubbed it down with some Tony C's, heated my oil to 375 degrees and fried it to an internal temp of about 175. I will do this again.

    One thing, I read that it would take about 8 minutes per pound. This is just not true, not sure of the exact weight of the butts that I cooked but they were average size and they took about 1.5 hours per butt.