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First Try At Pork Belly Burnt Ends for Fathers Day

Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,427
I had some pork belly in the freezer so I thought I would try to smoke some pork belly burnt ends.  I followed this recipe. 
http://howtobbqright.com/2017/04/17/pork-belly-burnt-ends/

They tastes great, but they didn't shrink and render down like thought.  I smoked them for 2.5 hours at 250.  I think next time I will up the temp and chip for 3 to 3.5 hours or keep it whole. 
I did some beans as well. 

XL, WSM, Coleman Road Trip Gas Grill

Kansas City, Mo.

Comments

  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 2,985
    Looks good from here 
    Visalia, Ca
  • BrasonBrason Posts: 285
    They look great to me! 

    You can always smoke for longer until you get the rendering you like before moving on to the next step.
    Cheers,

    Jason

    Orange County- CA
  • SoCalTimSoCalTim Posts: 2,155
    What was your finish temp?
    I've slow smoked and eaten so much pork, I'm legally recognized as being part swine - Chatsworth Ca.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 16,773
    Looks great from here.  I tried that recipe a few weeks ago and came to the same conclusion.  Next time I will make the initial cubes smaller and see how that turns out.  
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,427
    SoCalTim said:
    What was your finish temp?

    When everyone started arriving and I had to cook burgers I forgot to get a final temp reading.  They were 165 to 170 when I put them in the pan to braise.   They taste good, but I think I like pork butt burnt ends better and of course my favorite burnt end is brisket point.
    XL, WSM, Coleman Road Trip Gas Grill

    Kansas City, Mo.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 16,773
    @Ladeback69 - touche with the burnt ends.  ;)
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • I made them Friday, followed recipe to a T and they turned out great.  Most of fat rendered out but not quite all.  They were a hit.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 16,773
    @DiamondRCattle - welcome aboard and enjoy the journey.  Above all, have fun.
    Great result right there-must just be the nature of the piggy ;)
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • bhedges1987bhedges1987 Posts: 3,201
    Tried the pork belly at Q39? 

    Kansas City, Missouri
    Large Egg
    Mini Egg

    "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us" - Gandalf


  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,427
    Tried the pork belly at Q39? 
    Not yet, but hope to in July for my birthday.
    XL, WSM, Coleman Road Trip Gas Grill

    Kansas City, Mo.
  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,427
    @DiamondRCattle, looking good my friend.
    XL, WSM, Coleman Road Trip Gas Grill

    Kansas City, Mo.
  • bhedges1987bhedges1987 Posts: 3,201
    edited June 2017
    Tried the pork belly at Q39? 
    Not yet, but hope to in July for my birthday.
    They're amazing. 

    Kansas City, Missouri
    Large Egg
    Mini Egg

    "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us" - Gandalf


  • Thanks guys, long time lerker first time poster.  Got a large and and xl, also a flat rack for big cooks.  Nothing beats the BGE, makes me a better cook.  Enjoy all your posts, learned alot.
  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,427
    Thanks guys, long time lerker first time poster.  Got a large and and xl, also a flat rack for big cooks.  Nothing beats the BGE, makes me a better cook.  Enjoy all your posts, learned alot.
    Nice a large and XL out of the gates.  I would love to add a second Egg, but SWMBO says different. 
    XL, WSM, Coleman Road Trip Gas Grill

    Kansas City, Mo.
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