Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
Welcome to the EGGhead Forum - a great place to visit and packed with tips and EGGspert advice! You can also join the conversation and get more information and amazing kamado recipes by following Big Green Egg at:

Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest  |  Youtube  |  Vimeo
Share your photos by tagging us and using the hashtag #EGGhead4Life.


In Atlanta? Come visit Big Green Egg headquarters, including our retail showroom, the History of the EGG Museum and Culinary Center!  3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.

Whole Pig

crunkcrunk Posts: 94
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum

Hello All...I am attempting my first Whole Pig today over a Cinder Block Pit. My Pig is only 26 lbs and I am going to butterfly and sandwich him between two grates and cook him at as close to 250 degrees as i can keep it. My question is how long is this cook going to take? I dont want to over/under shoot actual eating time of our party by too much. My guess is around 4 hours. What do yall think?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Jamie C.

Comments

  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    I wouldn't call 26lbs a pig.  I had a piglet on for 8 hours indirect on my egg a few months back.  If I had to do it over, I would go direct and 350.
  • eggoeggo Posts: 492
    How are you planning to control the heat in the cinder block pit? 
    Eggo in N. MS
Sign In or Register to comment.
Click here for Forum Use Guidelines.