Kick A** BBQ Pork Roast Recipe

Kick A** BBQ Pork Roast Recipe


  • Pork Shoulder Roast –2 – 8-10 lb. each (Also known as a Boston Butts)
  • Brown Sugar – 1 cup
  • Kosher Salt – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Black Pepper – to taste
  • Apple Juice – 64 oz. bottle
  • Flour – ½ cup
  • Water
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Turkey Baster


1. 12-24 hours prior to cooking, mix brown sugar and salt in a bowl.
2. Cross hatch the fat cap on each roast. (Cut 1” wide strips in the fat cap – front to back and side to side. Avoid cutting roast)
3. Take ½ cup of rub and apply to fat cap of each roast pressing into cross hatch cuts. Apply the remainder of the rub to each roast.
4. Double wrap each roast in plastic wrap.
5. Place in refrigerator for 12-24 hours.


6. Remove roasts from refrigerator and unwrap.
7. Slice onion.
8. Place sliced onions on the bottom of the roasting pan. Put pan grate on top of onions.
9. Apply black pepper to both sides of roast.
10. Place roasts fat cap up on the top of the grate.

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