Smoked Pork Loin with Sweet & Smoky Spice Rub

Ingredients:
1       ea             3-4 lb Boneless pork loin roast
1/2    lb              Light brown sugar
1/2    lb              Salt
2       Qts            Warm water
2       lbs             Ice
1       C               Spice Union Sweet & Smoky Spice Rub

Brine the pork loin:

  1. Place brown sugar and salt in a cooler big enough to fit your pork loin roast.

  2. Add 2 qts of warm water to the cooler and mix until the sugar and salt is dissolved.

  3. Place the pork loin in the brine and top with 2 lbs of ice. The ice will keep the temperature within the 'food safe' zone.

  4. Let the pork loin brine for at least 8 hours.


Smoke the pork loin roast:

  1. Preheat your smoker to 225°F; setting up for indirect cooking.

  2. Remove the pork loin roast from the brine and pat it dry. 

  3. Liberally season the entire pork loin roast with the Spice Union Sweet & Smoky Spice Rub.

  4. Place the pork loin roast into the smoker.

  5. Smoke the pork loin until it reaches an internal temperature of 150°F.  Total cooking time should be about 3 hours.

  6. Remove the pork from the smoker, cover with foil and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

  7. Serve with your signature side dishes and a cold beer.
     

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