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Pork Shots

Discussion in 'Pork' started by klutzyspuds, May 14, 2019.

  1. klutzyspuds

    klutzyspuds Meat Mopper

    I have seen these mentioned several times throughout the forums. Quite regularly, they are mentioned as an appetizer for big events. I thought they looked good, so I thought I’d try em. Here’s a couple pics of my try. A few were pepper jack, a few cheddar, and a few with cream cheese.

    The early stages, just into the smoker.
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    Part way through.
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    The final products.
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    They turned out pretty darn good. A few minor adjustments for future attempts, but a definite must for a gathering.
     
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  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks Great. Good Job.
     
  3. pc farmer

    pc farmer Epic Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I bet they were good. Great job
     
  4. flatbroke

    flatbroke Master of the Pit OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Very nice. IM hungry
     
  5. Winterrider

    Winterrider Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    They are on the to-do-list...
     
  6. HalfSmoked

    HalfSmoked Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    For sure mighty tasty looking.

    Warren
     
  7. Nole4L

    Nole4L Smoke Blower

    Looks like you're putting in the time so when football season rolls around you game is on point!
     
  8. chopsaw

    chopsaw Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Those came out nice . I love the smoked cream cheese .
     
  9. smokin peachey

    smokin peachey Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Look tasty!

    How about some more details on how these were made and what they are made from.
     
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  10. klutzyspuds

    klutzyspuds Meat Mopper

    Sure. I took a good kielbasa, cut 3/4 inch medallions, wrapped them with bacon, putting the medallions at the bottom of the bacon wrap and secured with toothpicks. On top of the kielbasa, in the pocket formed by the bacon, I added the different types of cheese each were roughly 1/2 inch cubes. 225-250* for 90 minutes in the smoker. I added a very small amount of wood chips to generate smoke, and they came out good, but had a lot of smoke flavor.
     
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  11. smokin peachey

    smokin peachey Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Thanks for sharing the details
     
  12. ritchierich

    ritchierich Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    They look awesome! What will be your few minor adjustments???
     
  13. gmc2003

    gmc2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I really like pork shots and yours look very good. Nicely done

    Point for sure
    Chris
     
  14. klutzyspuds

    klutzyspuds Meat Mopper

    Thanks guys. They did turn out pretty good, but I think next time I’m gonna go with a good thick cut bacon, and I liked the cheese choices, but I may try adding a little jalapeño jelly to the cream cheese and mix that together and form a little ball to add to the tops. The smoke was a bit strong, so I think I might limit the smoke even more. I used a small amount, but may cut back a bit.

    Definitely gonna do round two soon

    Mark
     
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