Roasted Pork Butt

  • Yield: about 3 pounds of meat
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1 (5-pound) pork shoulder, bone-in, untrimmed and not tied


Freshly ground black pepper

1 cup Creole seasoning

1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Season all sides of the pork with salt and pepper. Combine the Creole seasoning and olive oil in a small bowl to make a paste. Rub the paste all over the pork. Place the pork, fat side up on a rack in a roasting pan. Roast the pork for 30 minutes. Reduce the heat to 250 degrees F and continue to cook for 6 1/2 hours. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Remove the meat from the pan and using two forks, shred all of the meat.

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