Fall-Apart-Tender Slow-Roast Pork Butt

READY IN: 4hrs 10mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Make small slits all over the roast then insert a whole garlic clove into each slit (this is only optional).
  • Place the roast in a greased casserole dish with a lid.
  • Sprinkle the roast on all sides with Worcestershire sauce.
  • Let sit at room temperature for 1-1/2 hours.
  • After 1-1/2 hours spoon any Worcestershire sauce (if any) back on the roast that has accumulated on the bottom of the casserole.
  • Using hands press the brown sugar well into the meat on all sides making certain to adhear the sugar to the meat.
  • Pour the apple juice into the bottom of the casserole.
  • Cover tightly.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F for 15 minutes.
  • Place the roast in the oven and immediately reduce the temperature down to 200 degrees F.
  • Roast for about 4 hours or until the meat is falling-apart tender (cooking time will vary depending on the size of the roast).
  • Stir the salt and black pepper into the juice (do not omit the salt!).
  • Slice meat as desired.