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Old 05-06-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
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Injecting Pork Butts

I was listening to the round tables in preparation for this weekend's comp and they mentioned injecting pork butts. Do most people do this for comps? If so, any ideas on what type of recipe/mix I would use to inject with?

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Old 05-07-2009, 12:17 AM   #2
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For comps, I think the winners are using Fab or Butchers.

I don't inject pork at home. Seems to be plenty of fat in there to me. Brisket on the other hand is a different story.
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:27 AM   #3
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I inject with this recipe from the Mod at another site. I also sprinkle some on, along with some rub, when pulling.


Smokin Okie's Pulled Pork Baste & Serving Sauce (Modified}

2 cups apple juice
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon dry mustard
2 tablespoon brown sugar
2 bay leaf
4 cloves of garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Heat all of the ingredients in a non reactive pan (the acid in the vinegar will react with some pans be careful) Bring it to a boil, reduce and simmer for 15 min. I make extra and put it in the fridge and it should last for a couple of months. When I put pork in food saver bags, I put some sauce in with it -- when I reheat the pork it tastes just like the first time.
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:39 AM   #4
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I like http://store.theingredientstore.com/fab-p.aspx Joe was a great guy! His son is running the show since he passed away a few years back. I don't inject that often, but when I do, that's what I use. I have toyed with my own concoction, but it never seems to work out. I highly recommend Joe's Fab.

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Old 05-07-2009, 07:43 AM   #5
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I have injected in comps and at home and to be perfectly honest, prefer uninjected butts in both cases. I think the effort involved in making and injecting far outweighs the benefits. Just my opinion though.
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Old 05-07-2009, 07:45 AM   #6
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google Chris Lilly injection
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Old 05-07-2009, 08:11 AM   #7
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I'm with Pigs on this one. FAB P with a small can of pineapple juice (6oz) and rounded out with the suggested amount of water to make up the liquid ration. We dont hardly ever eat em at home. My bunch highly prefers sliceable picnics or loins to the pushed pork stuff. The Lord intended Boston Butts to be used for grinding up and making sausage. A role it performs admirally might I add.

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