Smoked Pork Belly Burnt Ends On a Tray.

Simple Pork Belly Burnt Ends Recipe

This Pork Belly Burnt Ends Recipe is perfect for a delicious meal or a weekend gathering.

Using the smoker to cook the pork makes for the perfect bite every time. 

The reason that BBQ pork belly burnt ends are so popular is because they take on the flavor so well.

Smoking pork not only adds a smoke ring full of flavor, but it makes the meat tender and juicy as well. 

Pork Belly Burnt Ends Ingredients.

How to Make Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Making smoked pork belly burnt ends is actually a really simple recipe. It’s overcomplicated by a lot of people, which is a shame! 

To make the best pork belly burnt ends, you need to be sure that your smoking temperature is accurate and stable prior to adding the meat.

A stable and consistent smoking temperature is crucial for smoking pork belly burnt ends.

Make sure that you cut the pork belly into 1 ½ inch thickness so that the smoker pork belly burnt ends cook perfectly and consistently. 

Once you season the pork, it’s time to add it to the smoker to cook. You can cook pork belly burnt ends on the Traeger pellet grill or a traditional smoker.

Woman making pork belly burnt ends.

How Long to Smoke Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Burn ends pork belly should be smoked for 3 hours. This is the rule if you’re making pork belly burnt ends on the pellet grill or any other type of smoker. 

Make sure that you check the pork belly burnt ends internal temp before assuming that they’re done.

The internal temperature reading should be between 190-195 degrees for the perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture. 

Pork belly burnt ends sandwich.

The Best Way to Serve Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Eat them plain as an appetizer, put in tacos, or serve them on a roll with slaw as a sandwich.

You can also save the leftovers for later because they’re just that good. 

Smoked Pork Belly Burnt Ends on a Tray.

Pork Belly Burnt Ends Recipe

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 3 Hours 15 Minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat your smoker to 250 degrees F.
  2. Cut your pork belly into 1 ½ inch cubes.
  3. Season with your rub of choice.
  4. Smoke for 3 hours.
  5. Mix together butter and bbq sauce in an aluminum pan and add your pork belly burnt ends to the sauce, smoke for another 15 minutes until well combined with the sauce.
Smoked Pork Belly Burnt Ends On a Tray.

Pork Belly Burnt Ends Recipe

Yield: 12 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

Smoked pork belly burnt ends are sweet, savory, and couldn't be easier to make. All you need is a smoker and some patience.

Ingredients

  • 3 pound pork belly
  • 1 cup pork rub (try our homemade pork rib rub recipe)
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of the BBQ sauce of your choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat your smoker to 250 degrees F.
  2. Cut your pork belly into 1 ½ inch cubes.
  3. Season with your rub of choice.
  4. Smoke for 3 hours.
  5. Mix together butter and bbq sauce in an aluminum pan and add your pork belly burnt ends to the sauce
  6. Smoke for another 15 minutes until well combined with the sauce.

Looking for more ways to use your smoker? Check out these smoked recipes:

Mound of Pork Belly Burnt Ends.

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