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Carolina-Style Pulled Pork Shoulder

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Carolina-Style Pulled Pork Shoulder

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  • 5 lb. boneless blade pork roast
  • snack chips (Hardwood, soaked in water for 1 hour)
  • 12 hamburger buns
  • 2 Tbsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 cup bourbon whiskey
  • 2 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1 1/2 cups cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 chipotle chile (chopped *)
  • 2 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. crushed red pepper
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    1. In a small bowl, mix together the rub ingredients, set aside.
    2. In a saucepan, mix together the baste ingredients, simmer for 5 minutes. Divide into two portions; set aside.
    3. Rub pork shoulder on all surfaces with rub mixture; cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. In a charcoal grill with a cover, place preheated coals around a drip pan for medium indirect heat. Sprinkle half of the wood chips over the coals. Place meat on grill rack over drip pan. Cover and grill about 5-6 hours or until meat is very tender. Add more preheated coals (use a hibachi or a metal chimney starter to preheat coals), wood chips every 1 to 1 1/2 hours, to maintain a medium-low heat. Smoke until internal temperture is about 170 degrees F. Baste shoulder with one portion of sauce every 20 to 30 minutes during the last 2 hours of cooking. Remove meat from grill; cover with foil and let stand for 20-30 minutes. Using a fork, shred meat into long, thin strands. Pour remaining sauce over shredded meat; toss to coat. Serve on buns.
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