CUT

Boston butt

Despite what you might think, this cut comes from the upper part of the shoulder from the front leg. Popular with low and slow BBQ enthusiasts this cut is also ideal for long slow roasting, stews and braises.

Boston butt is the most common cut used for pulled pork, a staple of barbecue in the southern United States.

Best cooking methods

Low and slow

Pulled pork

Intense marbling

Boston butt recipes

Barbecue

Low and Slow BBQ Pulled Pork

  • 15 mins prep
  • 5 - 6 hours cook