Boston Butt Recipe – On The Grill or In The Oven
Slow & Low or Hot & Fast No Excuses Recipe!


  1. Generously rub all sides of Boston Butt (or sometimes called Pork Shoulder) with Bone Suckin’ Seasoning & Rub.
  2. Place in the refrigerator 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat Grill to 250°F with an indirect area for cooking. (Indirect means no flame directly under the meat).
  4. Place on grill, fat side down and cook with indirect heat. Cook Boston Butt at 250° for about 1 – 1½ hours per pound, or until meat reaches internal temperature of 203° F.
  5. OR OVEN METHOD We find the oven method takes us about 4-5 hours
    – Preheat oven to Bake 325° F. Place in oven safe pan or disposable aluminum pan with high sides, fat side down. Bake Boston Butt at 325° for about 1 – 1½ hours per pound, or until meat reaches internal temperature of 203° F.
  6. Use a thermometer. Note that a temperature stall sometimes takes place around 160°F which could add 1 hour or more to cook time. Give yourself at least 1.5 hours per pound. After meat reaches 140° F you can wrap in aluminum foil to speed up the cook time a little. Remove from grill or oven and let rest for 15 to 30 minutes prior to serving.
  7. Optional: Baste Boston Butt with Bone Suckin’ Sauce during last 15 minutes of grilling.
  8. Also you can add Bone Suckin’ Sauce in while you are chopping the boston butt.
  9. May be sliced or shredded and served as entree or on a bun.
  10. Recipe serves 10-12.
  11. Leftovers can be placed in 1 pound bags and put in refrigerator for a 2-3 days. Longer than 3 days you should freeze them for meals at a later date or give to friends or family. You can microwave to reheat barbecue on a microwave safe plate with a paper towel over it or if in FoodSaver bag you can reheat it in hot water on the stove.



Use your leftovers to make the Bone Suckin’ BBQ Sandwich !

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