Laua Pulled Pork Recipe

Grab your grass skirt and get the party started with Luau Pork!  This easy recipe is packed with flavor and give you that island getaway feel right in your backyard.

Laua Pulled Pork Recipe

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 4-5 hours
Serves: 8 guests
Difficulty: 4/5


7 pounds pork, boneless, shoulder country style ribs
1/4 cup 5280 Culinary Rub a Dub seasoning
1/4 cup 5280 Culinary Oink seasoning
2 cans of  root beer
1 cup pineapple juice
1/2 Cup 5280 Culinary High Altitude BBQ Sauce
1/2 Cup 5280 Culinary Happy Ending BBQ Sauce

Sauce and seasoning to be adjusted by taste


  • Take the pork out of the package and place into a large disposable aluminum pan
  • Mix the Oink and Rub A Dub together
  • Season the Pork with the Rub/Oink Mix as heavy or as light as desired
  • Be sure to season the pork on ALL SIDES
  • Cover the pork and let the rub work for 12-24 hours
  • Remove the pork from the pan and place into the smoker at 180-225
  • Smoke for 1-2 hours or as light/heavy as your prefer
  • Remove the pork from the smoker/grill and place into a new aluminum pan
  • Add the pineapple juice and root beer and cover
  • Place back on the smoker/grill at 300 degrees and cook until porkreaches 203 degrees.  Remove from the smoker and rest for 20 minutes
  • Using insulated gloves and nitrile gloves, hand shred the pork
  • Drain 3/4 of the liquid and add the BBQ sauces, mix well
  • Serve with buns, slaw and shaved pineapple for a great Luau Sandwich


  • Cool properly after use and loosely cover
  • Place in the refrigerator overnight (loosely covered)
  • Cover and store for up to 4 days under proper refrigeration

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Published: 3/5/2020