You will need:

1 Pork Butt, bone in or boneless, 5-6 pounds
1 quart Brine for Pork (see Brine for Pork recipe)
¼ cup Famous Dave’s Rib Rub

2 days before you plan to smoke your butt, place butt in 2 gallon ziplock bag.

Pour brine over pork butt. Remove air from bag and seal. Refrigerate for 2 days.

Prepare smoker and bring temperature up to 220 degrees.

Pull pork butt from brine and rub the whole butt with Famous Dave’s Rib Rub.

Place in smoker fat cap side up. Smoke for 4 hours. Remove from smoker and wrap in foil.

Place back into smoker and smoke for additional 3 – 4 hours or until internal temperature is 185 degrees. Pork butt will be fall apart tender at this point. IF NOT CONTINUE SMOKING.

Pull pork butt and serve with your favorite Famous Dave’s BBQ Sauce.


Makes 6 servings

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