Smoking Times

A smoked whole hog lays on a big tray

Whole Hog

  • Servings: Plan for
    1.5 – 2 pounds of raw weight per person
  • Total smoking time:
    8 – 18 hours
  • Per pound smoking time: 10 minutes
  • Finished internal temperature: 205°F
  • Rest after smoking:
    1 hour
     

Butt, Shoulder

  • Servings: Plan on 1 pound of raw weight per person
  • Total smoking time: Variable
  • Per pound smoking time:
    1.5 hours per pound
  • Finished internal temperature: 205°F
  • Rest after smoking: 1 hour
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Pork belly - pork smoking times

Belly

  • Servings: Plan on 1/2 to 3/4 pound of raw weight per person
  • Total smoking time: 5 – 7 hours
  • Per pound smoking time:
    1 hour
  • Finished internal temperature: 140°F
  • Rest after smoking: 15 minutes

Baby Back Ribs

  • Servings: Plan on 1/4 to 1/2 rack per person
  • Total smoking time: 5 – 6 hours
  • Per pound smoking time: 1 hour
  • Finished internal temperature: 180°F 
  • Rest after smoking: 10 minutes
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Loin

  • Servings: Plan for about 3/4 pound of raw weight per person
  • Total smoking time:
    3 – 5 hours
  • Per pound smoking time: 30 – 45 minutes
  • Finished internal temperature: 145°F
  • Rest after smoking: 10 – 15 minutes
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