Elliott's Personal Recipe: Grilled Pork Shoulder

Garlic & Herb Jamaican Jerk Main Dishes Mango Habanero Mesquite Apple Pork Savory Chipotle

Flavor Recommendation: Savory Chipotle, Mesquite Apple. Garlic & Herb, Mango Habanero, Jamaican Jerk F.I.T. BrineTM

INGREDIENTS (4+ servings):

  • 1 pork shoulder
  • 1oz (approximately half of 1/3 cup) F.I.T. BrineTM per 1lb of pork 
  • water


  • Trim pork shoulder as necessary and cut into 3-4 inch chunks
  • Place pork shoulder chunks in a Ziplock bag
  • Add F.I.T. BrineTM, any flavor and water into bag per instructions on the package (1oz/1cup water for every 1-1.5 pounds of meat) 
  • Seal the bag and shake till spices and water are mixed. (~Note~ attempt to remove air before sealing)
  • Allow pork shoulder to brine in the fridge for minimum 6hrs (~Optional~ if brining for less than 8 hrs, it may not be necessary to refrigerate while brining)
  • ~Optional~ Take pork shoulder out of the fridge and allow time for it to reach room temperature (approx. 4 hrs, as part of the brining time)  
  • Preheat the grill
  • Grill pork shoulder chunks for about 16-20 minutes, flipping every 4-5 minutes (3 flips total)
  • Put the pork shoulder chunks on the upper grill rack and allow it to cook for another 10-15 min till it reaches ~145°F
  • Take pork shoulder chunks off the grill and allow it to rest for about 10 minutes 
  • Serve with recommended side dishes (Found in the Vegetables & Sides Section)

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