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Sweet and Spicy Boston Butt

Sweet and Spicy Boston Butt
Total Time:
about 3 hours
Active Time:
5 minutes


1 boneless Boston butt (2–3 lb)
1 tablespoon blackening seasoning
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons chipotle pepper sauce
2 cups sweet and spicy barbecue sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat pork with seasoning, then rub with vinegar and pepper sauce. Place in baking pan and cover with foil.
  2. Bake 2–3 hours until pork is tender and 145°F. Remove from heat and shred pork; stir in barbecue sauce.

Other Preparation Methods

  • Grill: Preheat grill. Coat 2–3 lb boneless Boston butt with 2 tablespoons garlic-herb seasoning. Sear on grill. Baste with bbq sauce; wrap loosely with foil. Grill over indirect heat for 1 1/2–2 hours until tender and 145°F.
  • Braise: Cube 2–3 lb boneless Boston butt. Combine in medium stockpot: 1 quart each water and mojo marinade, pork, 2 bay leaves, 2 tablespoons cumin, 1 quartered onion, and 3 smashed cloves garlic. Bring to boil. Lower to medium and cook 40–45 minutes until tender and 145°F.

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/8 recipe) 480kcal; FAT 19.00g; SAT FAT 7.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 105mg; SODIUM 830mg; CARB 51g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 24g; PROTEIN 27g; CALC 6%; VIT A 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 10%

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