Our first ever seen, smelled and eaten pulled pork Q view

Discussion in 'Pork' started by treegje, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Yes you read it right
    Meanwhile as you know,pulled pork is not eaten here in belgium
    but by the many posts here on the forum,I went for it
    This link has helped me a lot
    http://smokingmeatforums.com/forums/...ad.php?t=57139

    The problem is that I can not compare it with nothing
    but it was super

    First I ask the butcher for a piece from the shoulder ,but there was no bone in 2,15 kg = 4,75 pound




    I rubbed him with my universal rub



    in the refrigerator for 14 hours
    and 1 AM in the smoker,smoked with hicory







    The temp has hung for 2 hours at 68 C = 154 F ,it was best that I already had read that this could happen
    at 9 AM 76 C = 169 F wrap in alu foil



    back on the smoker until internal temp of 94 C = 201 F
    10:30 AM
    wrap it in a couple bath towels and put it in a cooler

    00:15 PM still 88 C = 190 F



    pulled with 2 forks



    my burger sandwich with pulled pork





    Now I do have one question, it is normal that you have lost so much weight
    started with 2,15 kg = 4,75 pound
    and ends with 1,32 kg = 2,91 pound that is 38% lighter

    My whole family has enjoyed it
    it is certainly not the last time, it was very nice[​IMG]

    Thank you all [​IMG]
     
  2. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yes it is normal to lose that much weight. Looks like you had great success! Next time you will have to experiement will different finishing sauces to you can try the different styles of pulled pork that are out there. Job well done.
     
  3. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hi Treegje
    Yes the weight loss is normal and it sure looked good - One question I did have is what was the red sauce you put on the sandwich? Hope it was BBQ sauce LOL
    Nice job!!
     
  4. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks and sounds like a classic pulled pork smoke and sammie. I think you nailed it Geert!!
    Great job.
     
  5. alanp

    alanp Fire Starter

    Some great lookin pulled pork ! [​IMG]Job well done,
     
  6. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great job on your first pulled pork! [​IMG]
     
  7. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congrats on your first Geert, looked great!
    Did you use any finishing sauce or just a touch of BBQ sauce?
     
  8. miamirick

    miamirick Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    looks great, why you start at one in the morning?
     
  9. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Geert, you rocked that pork! [​IMG]Nice smoke ring and looks very tender.
     
  10. autoferret

    autoferret Meat Mopper

    Looks great! if i hadn't eaten a "messy pig" from 4 rivers smokehouse for lunch i'd be thawing some pork for a sammy right now after looking at those pics! nice smoke ring too! try spritzing the meat to get a thicker bark on the meat for next time!
     
  11. husker-q

    husker-q Smoke Blower

    Great looking " Belgium Butt"!
     
  12. flyfishjeep

    flyfishjeep Smoking Fanatic

    Great Job Geert! You will have to start a pulled pork revolution in your area.
     
  13. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I still can't belive there isn't any PP in Belgium. You could open up a BBQ joint and make a mint!!! hahaha
     
  14. captsly

    captsly StickBurners

    That was some awesome looking pulled pork there!! Next time try it with a little cole slaw on top of it on your hamburger bun....
     
  15. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks great! Are you sure that's your first one?[​IMG] I'm giving you [​IMG]for a beautiful smoke.
     
  16. wingman

    wingman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Great looking pulled pork. Make sure you pass it around over there. If there wasn't pulled pork in Belgium the will be once folks start tasting it. its adictive as heck. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  17. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    nice job on yer 1st!!!!!
     
  18. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    to be ready approximately around noon

    I spritst every hour with a mixture of 3 to 1 apple juice - whiskey

    I will definitely prepare again for friends,you never know if something comes from

    I have only used barbecue sauce,Next time I will think
    I was too excited
     
  19. deltadude

    deltadude Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Awesome pics.. thanks for sharing.... and looks........
    [​IMG]

    SMOKE ON DUDE !
     
  20. forluvofsmoke

    forluvofsmoke Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You're a fast learner! That pulled pork looks like what anyone of us here could smoke...well done!!!

    OK, I just ate dinner about 4 hours ago and have a smoker fired up...FRIDGE RUN!!!!

    Eric
     

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