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BBQ Pulled Pork with Paleo Vinegar Sauce

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BBQ Pulled Pork with Paleo Vinegar Sauce

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Hours

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Pellets

Cherry

Douse this hog with a guilt-free homemade BBQ sauce and do pulled pork the right way. This pork is seasoned with a blend of savory spices, slow-roasted over our sweet cherrywood and paired with a ridiculously delicious paleo BBQ sauce.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      Grill225˚
    • 2

      Combine all ingredients for the sauce. Sauce can be made up to two days in advance and refrigerated until ready to use.
    • 3

      Combine all ingredients for the rub. Trim excess fat from pork. Season the pork with a layer of the rub. Let pork rest for 20 minutes.
    • 4

      Place pork butt directly on the grill grate and cook for 4-1/2 hours. After 4-1/2 hours, check the internal temperature of the pork, it should be between 155-165℉. If not, check it again in 30 minutes.
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    • 5

      When the temperature reaches 155-165℉, wrap the pork in a double layer of heavy duty aluminum foil. Pour the apple juice in foil packet with the pork and place back on the grill.
    • 6

      Increase the grill temperature to 250℉ and cook for another 3 hours then check the internal temperature. Desired temperature is between 204-206℉ in the thickest part of the pork. If the pork is not up to temperature, check back every 1/2 hour until it reaches 204-206℉.
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    • 7

      The entire cook time should be between 8 to 10 hours depending on the size of the pork.
    • 8

      Pull or shred pork, removing the bone and any excess fat. Pour sauce over meat to taste. Enjoy!

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