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I've got a 4 pound boneless pork sirloin roast and not sure how to prepare. Any sugesstions?


  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 16,039
    This looks pretty good:

    Except I'd ignore the part about warming it up first and I'd cook at 275-300 F dome until 140F internal.
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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 865
    This recipe is unbelievably good. Cook the pork at 275 with placesetter until the meat registers 140 degrees, about three hours. I use maple for smoke. This rub is for a 2-pound loin. Double for 4 pounds. 


    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon yellow prepared mustard
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried cumin
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
    • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

    • Place the brown sugar and mustard in a small bowl. Combine with the back of a spoon. Add the remaining dry ingredients and combine well. Pat off excess moisture from the pork with a paper towel. Rub the dry ingredients all over the surface. (The brown sugar with clump at first, but will eventually spread as the pork sets.) Place in a baking dish and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Check occasionally to spread the rub more evenly. 

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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,366
    Great suggestions already. I love this cut cooked direct. 275 is a good temp, and just rotate it as it browns until browned all over. I like to pull at 135 in the coldest spot when going direct since the outside layers of the roast are much hotter. It will rise over 140 during the rest.

    Just another idea to chew on!
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  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 528
    edited October 2012

    I did one last week. Rub dome temp 350 until IT of 140.

    I did it indirect with apple and cherry wood.

    Edina, MN

  • Thanks for all the suggestions.

     jlsm, I used the rub you suggested and you were right, it is very good. I will use that one again. Thanks.

  • billyraybillyray Posts: 1,125

    Here's another thing to try next time, it's griff's site.

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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 865

    jlsm, I used the rub you suggested and you were right, it is very good. I will use that one again. Thanks.

    Glad you liked it. I mix up a triple batch without the mustard to have it on hand. 
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  • Just tried this today indirect with pecan.  Rub recipe was excellent and meat turned out moist and juicy.  I have sliced the leftover meat thin and washed in the juices for sandwiches this week!  
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