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Low and slow for work lunch

HasenphefferHasenpheffer Posts: 156
edited 6:06PM in EggHead Forum
I am cooking a 9.91 lb Boston Butt tomorrow for a work lunch on Monday. This will be the biggest one I've done yet so I'm looking for a little advice. [p]I will keep the egg between 225 and 250 degrees. I'm guessing the full cook will be between 18-20 hours. Is this about right?[p]Also, how many people would you expect size butt to feed (serving pulled)?


  • SouldaddySouldaddy Posts: 22
    I'd expect it to cook in closer to 15 hours. Figure 1.5 hours per pound of raw weight.[p]Figuring on 1/4lb per person, I'd say that you have enough to 18 to 20 people (depending on how much waste there is when pulling).[p]-Ryan
  • Hasenfeffer,[p]Keep the dome no lower than about 250 degrees and your time will be about right. That butt will feed about 15-17 people.[p]Dave

  • clausenkclausenk Posts: 93
    Hasenfeffer,[p]Expext 60 percent yield, three servings per pound unbless you have lot of big guys. So, six pounds x three servings per pound = 18 servings. I would figure 1 1/2 to 2 hours per pound, every butts different.
  • Thanks to all for the pointers.[p]I'll let you know how it turns out.
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