Smoked pork shoulder with black tea

Smoked pork shoulder with black tea

Smoked in black tea in the BBQ slowly and at a low temperature for several hours, the pork shoulder acquires a unique flavour that will win everyone over at your BBQ.


For the brine

Mix all the ingredients together in a pot and bring to the boil. Add the pork shoulder to the brine and leave it to stand for at least 8 hours.

Black tea smoking

  • 1 cup of black tea
  • 5 cups of white sugar
  • 5 cups of salt
Black tea


Mix the ingredients in a bowl, then make a packet out of foil, pierce the packet at the top.

Place the packet in the top of your BBQ, lay the meat on the grill and leave to cook over a medium-low heat for 4 to 5 hours.

The long lead times are well worth it. The pork shoulder will be succulent with a unique smoky tea aroma.

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