Pork shoulder and pork butt should cook at a rate of about 60 minutes per pound when the smoker temperature is set to 300 degrees. At 350 degrees, the meat should be done sooner—taking 30-45 minutes per pound to cook through—but the fat and connective tissue might not break down completely. What is this?



Is 300 too hot for pulled pork?

Let the wrapped pork butt continue cooking at 300°F until it reaches approximately 205°F. After many, many pork butts, I can tell you that somewhere between 205°F and 207°F is about as perfect as you can get. The meat is tender, much of the fat is rendered and that’s exactly what you want.

How long does it take pork to cook at 300?

Place pork in a shallow roasting pan. Bake at 300° for 4 hours and 15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in center registers 190° and pork is very tender.

Can you cook a pork shoulder at 300?

A pork shoulder cooked at 300 degrees Fahrenheit will take between 4 and 8 hours depending on several factors. The most important thing is that the pork reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

What is the best temperature to cook pulled pork?

For pulled pork, the ideal temperature is 205 degrees F. This goes well beyond the recommended 165 degrees F that most of us are used to cooking pork too. The high internal temperature allows the collagen in the pork butt to break down making the meat very tender.

What is the best temperature to cook pulled pork?

For pulled pork, the ideal temperature is 205°F. The high internal temperature allows collagen to break down, making the meat very tender. Keep in mind that the pork shoulder will continue to cook internally by 10 degrees even after it’s been removed from the grill. Can I pull pork at 190?

How long to smoke pulled pork shoulder at 200 degrees?

If you’ll be smoking your pork shoulder at 200°F, it could take an awful long time to smoke, maybe 2 or more hours per pound. If at all possible, smoke your shoulder at a higher temperature, around 220 degrees. Can you overcook pulled pork?

How do you know when pulled pork is done cooking?

How do I know when my pulled pork is done? For pulled pork, the ideal temperature is 205°F. The high internal temperature allows collagen to break down, making the meat very tender. Keep in mind that the pork shoulder will continue to cook internally by 10 degrees even after it’s been removed from the grill.

How long to cook pork shoulder at 250 degrees?

At 250 degrees, boneless pork shoulder should cook at a rate of about 90 to 95 minutes per pound. To put it in practical terms, this means that a 10-pound cut of pork shoulder will be done in around 15 to 16 hours. Can you pull pork at 200?