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Injection recipes for a Butt?

edited April 2012 in EggHead Forum
Cooking another butt tonight, and was thinking about trying something a little different just to change things up.  I've been injecting with creole butter, which has yielded some great results.  Anybody else have a killer recipe they wouldn't mind sharing?  Sure would appreciate it.

 "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

Med & XL

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,777
    i use a vinegar sauc, the one on the elderward tutorial on the naked whiz site every so often. i dont inject before the cook, i wait for the plataue and inject then in the egg, no need to mess up the house and you get more in once its warmed up. i heat the liquid up a little for the injection as well, not boiling hot
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  • i use a vinegar sauc, the one on the elderward tutorial on the naked whiz site every so often. i dont inject before the cook, i wait for the plataue and inject then in the egg, no need to mess up the house and you get more in once its warmed up. i heat the liquid up a little for the injection as well, not boiling hot
    kind of cool. I'll give that a rip some time. Thanks

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,777
    i use a vinegar sauc, the one on the elderward tutorial on the naked whiz site every so often. i dont inject before the cook, i wait for the plataue and inject then in the egg, no need to mess up the house and you get more in once its warmed up. i heat the liquid up a little for the injection as well, not boiling hot


    kind of cool. I'll give that a rip some time. Thanks
    its more in line with a whole hog cook to inject during the cook but works with a butt, probably better with a whole shoulder with the different tasting meat groups
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  • i use a vinegar sauc, the one on the elderward tutorial on the naked whiz site every so often. i dont inject before the cook, i wait for the plataue and inject then in the egg, no need to mess up the house and you get more in once its warmed up. i heat the liquid up a little for the injection as well, not boiling hot


    kind of cool. I'll give that a rip some time. Thanks


    its more in line with a whole hog cook to inject during the cook but works with a butt, probably better with a whole shoulder with the different tasting meat groups

    Makes sense, plus it's something i've never tried before so gotta get on it.

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,768
    I tried Chris Lillys injection....didn't notice much of a difference in flavor or moisture. Might try that creole butter idea.

    Richardson, Texas

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,094
    For injectors-a trick I read about quite a while ago (if you want to minimize the spillage) is to cover the meat with a saran wrap material and inject through the wrap.  Really does manage to keep the liquid confined.
    Louisville
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,433
    I've been using the pork injection from Butcher BBQ and really like it.  I mix the concentrate with half water and half Dr. Pepper.


    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,018
    Dr pepper injection sounds awesome. I have my recipe at home. Will try to remember to post this evening.
    Mark Annville, PA
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    What is creole butter?
    Cookin in Texas
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  • What is creole butter?
    Creole Butter is an injectable marinade you can get at the grocery store. I believe its made by "Injectable Marinades."  A few years ago, you could only really find it around thanksgiving, but our Kroger carries it year round.  It even comes with a disposable injector.  The Creole Butter adds a nice subtle flavor to your pork, but more importantly really keeps the chopped pork from drying out, especially when reheating it a few days later.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    Cool, thank you. Might try that sometime.
    Cookin in Texas
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  • Cool, thank you. Might try that sometime.
    It's good but can be overpowering in large doses. Kind of has a "fakey" salty butter flavor with some cajun spices so it you go overboard it can overpower the meat with synthetic flavor. I've never used it on a butt but have it on turkey every year. My bro in law does it right so I kind of like it but if you get too much in one bite it's too strong for me.



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