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How much sauce to pulled pork

Baby jBaby j Posts: 148
edited 3:00PM in EggHead Forum
I've got 41 pounds of Boston Butt cooking and I am wondering how much sauce to make. I tried searching for that topic on here. So if it's been asked before, I'm sorry. I guess to much sauce I can always freeze the leftovers.

Also, I know the question of how much pulled pork for a certain number of people has been asked on here before. But the answer still has me asking question. I've the seen the formula for # of people divided by 2.4 to get the amount of meat needed. Is that pre-cooked weight? What about the bone?

Jason Hillenbrand

Comments

  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,671
    I usually serve the sauce on the side and not much is ever used
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    If you are lucky you can get 60% yield from a pork butt. I plan on 50% to be on the safe side, so you will have a little more than 20 pounds of pulled pork. that should be 60+ servings.

    I've never really seen the formula for sauce, and that's a hard guess. Some folks really pour it on and others will only use it to moisten their pork. With that much pork, I would have more than one kind of sauce, and make sure one is a sweet one as they are the most popular.
    Happy Trails
    ~thirdeye~

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Real Q eaters go sans sauce. ;) Like you I make some available "on the side" for the less versed. :)
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
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    Variety is the spice of life.... or something like that.

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    Happy Trails
    ~thirdeye~

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I like a "glaze" of sauce on SOME things.Just not drippin.I'm of the school it should complement the meat,not dominate. ;) You know what I'm talkin bout. :)
  • Baby jBaby j Posts: 148
    Thank you, we are serving this for a church group. I think I'll go with the sacue on the side.

    Jason Hillenbrand
  • Baby jBaby j Posts: 148
    Those look so good.

    Jason Hillenbrand
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