Courtesy of Scotty at Blue Ribbon

Roast Whole Hog

Roast Whole Hog

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Hog 90 - 100 pounds
  • Hardwood Charcoal and Red and White Oak Chips
  • For the Injection
  • 4 Cups Apple Juice
  • 2 cups White Sugar
  • 1 cup Salt
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Cup Worcestershire Sauce

Instructions

  1. Mix all of the injection ingredients together. Inject the legs, picnic, shoulders and shanks liberally
  2. Let sit refrigerated overnight
  3. Build a fire until it comes to embers.
  4. Bank the coals on each side of the hog
  5. Place a drip pan in the middle
  6. Have a charcoal chimney ready and keep starting new coals and feed the fire very slowly. Low and slow
  7. Cook for 7 - 8 hours.
  8. Wrap head halfway in foil.
  9. If the pig stars to get too brown, wrap it in foils as well
  10. Check the shoulders for doneness.
  11. They will initially be soft then stiffen up.
  12. When the meat loosens up (180degree) and pulls easily, it is done
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