Oven Kalua Pig
photo by Seattle Lori
- Ready In:
- 8hrs 5mins
- Place Boston Butt in a roasting pan.
- Combine salt and Liquid Smoke and spread all over roast.
- Pour the water in the pan.
- Cover with heavy duty aluminum foil and roast in a 200 degree oven for 8 hours or over night.
- Shred meat and serve.
- Place roast in crockpot.
- Mix salt and Liquid Smoke and spread over roast.
- Pour in water and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours.
- Shredd meat and enjoy.
- Note: Left overs freeze well and are great to have on hand when you want to make kahlua pig and cabbage or potatoes.
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200 degrees for 8 hours is not hot enough or long enough. Maybe if it was for 14 hours but I did it at 200 degrees for 10 hours and it still was nowhere near done. Also, way more liquid smoke; I would say 4 ounces of liquid smoke per 5 - 6 pounds. Also, I wouldn't do the water until the pork is shredded because it dilutes the liquid smoke. Once you shred the pork add a few cups of very hot water to moisten up the pork a bit. Beside that, the recipe is close.
I made the crock pot version of this. When putting it together I used a tablespoon instead of a teaspoon of liquid smoke by mistake. I am glad I did because you could barely tell. I think I may accidentally put 2 tablespoons in next time. ;0) This was so simple to put together and DH really enjoyed it. I am sure he will be making sandwiches for lunch out of the leftovers.
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