Chris’ Pork Belly Burnt Ends Recipe

Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

1 pork belly (approximately 10lbs)
Dijon Mustard , enough to coat the pork belly cubes
2 cups BBQ sauce
½ cup honey
1 Stick of Butter

Spice Rub

4 Tbsp salt
8 Tbsp brown sugar
4 Tbsp black pepper
2 Tbsp garlic
2 Tbsp paprika (Hungarian hot preferred)
1 tsp dry mustard powder
1-2 tsp cayenne pepper

Recommended chips: Hickory and Cherry

Preparation

  1. Preheat your smoker to 250°F.
  2. Remove pork belly from package and pat dry with paper towels .
  3. Cut pork belly into 1-1½ inch cubes and place into disposable aluminium pans and coat pieces with mustard and toss to coat evenly.
  4. Sprinkle spice blend over all sides of the pork belly cubes.
  5. Place the cubes onto fish and vegetable mats or in disposable aluminium trays in the smoker.
  6. Smoke until the internal temperature of the cubes is 150°F. Remove cubes from smoker, put them into 2 pans (if on fish & vegetable mats), add your favourite BBQ Sauce, and stir to coat evenly. Add some more spice rub and drizzle honey on top.
  7. Cube up a stick of butter and distribute into both pans & cover pans tightly with aluminium foil.
  8. Place pans back into the smoker at 275°F and smoke for another 30 minutes.
  9. Remove aluminium foil, stir the cubes up to recoat evenly, and smoke for an additional 15 minutes to set the sauce.
  10. Enjoy!

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