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Has anyone done a Pork Roast?

EggstonEggston Posts: 29
edited 8:17PM in EggHead Forum
My husband bought a 2.5 lb pork roast and I have no idea how to cook it on the egg. I just know it can get real tough if you mess up. :pinch:

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  • Cook it 400 indirect to 135 internal. Pull and let rest for 10 mins. Here's a pic of a butterfly roast loin.

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    Geaux Saints!!
  • Perfect. Is that a large BGE? We have a medium and sometimes I can't get the rack on - lid won't close.

    Tks
  • WWSisWWSis Posts: 1,448
    Here are a couple that I've done: one stuffed with cran/apple dressing; another just with a blanket of bacon. I could not NOT dry out pork on my gasser - ever. Never had that problem with my egg! Indirect at 375 or so with drip pan.
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  • Tks. I'm going to try it.

    One fellow Vt'er to another. :laugh:
  • WWSisWWSis Posts: 1,448
    Where do you live? There aren't too many of us out here!
  • Mark,

    When you temp the roast, are you putting gage into meat only, or to center of the roast? I also dried one of these bad boys out to shoe leather even though I had temp gage in meat (dont remember what temp I was targeting, may have been too high, before I learned the joy of pork at 138F :P ).

    They look nice in meat case, but would personally hesistate to try again.

    Dave in Keller, TX
  • I am in Stowe. Just over the mountain from you.
  • the only thing that'll make it tough is to overcook it.

    140-145 and then take it off and foil it.

    indirect heat, say 375, even 400 is good
    did one last night, but i doan take no pics no mo'
  • You can get great results by cooking at 250* to 140 internal. Wrap and rest. Really moist meat like that.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • WWSisWWSis Posts: 1,448
    Very nice! :) Now I know who to call when we decide to do a snowfest! :laugh: :laugh:
  • we did a bone and loved it. we used a brine for the first time.

    Egg set up indirect
    - use ½ red cup apple chips

    Three stage cook
    - first set up for a hot cook to sear @ 450 for 20 min
    - next remove from egg and let rest for 30 min
    - lower egg temp to 300 degrees
    - cook to 130-135 internal
    - pull and let rest 30 min then carve

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    Oh man... This is going to be one of the best cooks you can do.

    Your first one, don't worry about stuffing, injecting just cook it.

    Do an easy preparation cover the meat in mustard then season heavily. Use your favorite rub or even just light salt and a good amount of crushed pepper.

    Make absolutely sure you cook it to meat temperature and it will be juicy, flavorful and a fantastic meal. BayouMark above gave you the temperature to pull and then foil and rest. You want the meat to get to 140° - 145° during the rest. That is a small roast, I am thinking I woudl pull at 140°, foil and rest. Carve at the table when serving and those juices on the plate, pure heaven.

    If you overcook a pork roast continue cooking until it gets to 195° - 200° and pull the meat. It will again be juicy and good.

    Sliced pork or pulled pork, both great eats.

    GG
  • I actually did one and used the TREX method like a steak and it was unbelievable, just thought I would try it and don't know why but it was very very good..... seared it and then cooked it at 400 to an internal of 140, it was great.
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    Great idea, I need to give that a try. I loves sliced pork roast.

    Kent
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