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10lb suckling pig

Cooked a suckling pig, 10lbs, in my large egg. Incredible! Apple wood smoke, 6 hours at 250.


  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,528
    Very nice. Hope it tasted as good as it looked.
    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
  • markymomarkymo Posts: 12
    It was amazing! Once everyone got over the shock of the baby pig, they were polishing their plates
  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 478
    F-That invite me over, there wont be any controversy or shock, awesome cook! 
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,192
    Looks amazing.  It has been on my must-try list for a long time!
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    Been trying to convince my wife on this one. Might have to make it a guys night in.
    Dunedin, FL
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    What kind of prep work?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 4,005
    Awesome cook!



     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • =D> =D> I like the last picture....looks like he is daring you to touch him :-)
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,858
    That's been on my wish list a long time...great looking cook. Where did you procure the suckling pig?
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
  • CharlesmaneriCharlesmaneri Posts: 1,295
    thats amazing I want to do that not sure where I can get a suckling pig from there aren't many farms in my neck of the woods ,I'm going to talk to the local butcher and see if he can help me out with this ,I really want to do that !
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,737
    Thanks foe the post. I want to try that. Please send details
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,483
    Awesome cook, I assume the 10 lb. weight was dressed?  Any idea what the live weight was?  Who did the scalding and scraping?  I would love to give that a try, please post details.


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

    Omaha, NE
  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 4,734
    How cool is that?!?! Awesome!!!
  • We've got to have some more details please ;)

    I'd love to try this


  • +3 for details!
    Looks perfect for an autumn cook.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    Mickey said:

    Thanks foe the post. I want to try that. Please send details

    You could only fit the embryo on the mini..
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • markymomarkymo Posts: 12

    10-11lb suckling pig...

    Temp 250 degrees for 6 hours.  Didn't do anything to it but salt, pepper and garlic salt on the inner cavity.  After, wrapped him up with foil and towels and put him in the Yeti for a bit.  It was unbelievable.

  • markymomarkymo Posts: 12
    10-11 lbs was dressed.  No prep for me at all, bought it from a farmer.  that size was perfect for a Large BGE.  Find a local farmer who does whole pigs for people for roasting, call them and ask for a suckling and tell them the weight you are looking for.  This pig fed about 10 easily, with some other choices of bbq
  • tamu2009tamu2009 Posts: 387
    yummmmy looking
    LBGE 2013 - MiniMax 2015 - Seemingly every accessory the fine folks at CGS sell - Fightin' Texas Aggie till I die - Gig 'Em - Located in the bright lights of Dallas
  • billybonbillybon Posts: 213
    edited August 2013
    For those of us that can not get a suckling pig, get a larger one and try making porchetta. See post #97 here:
  • I wonder how many of those you could fit in an xl?
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    edited August 2013
    OMG that looks like a party waiting to happen.
    Cookin in Texas
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,115
    Spectacular! Where did you measure the IT to decide when it was done?

    Now I have to procure a suckling pig...:)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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