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Dr. Pepper Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Prep Time: 20 Min | Cook Time: 4-5 Hrs


  • 1
    Skinless Pork Belly
  • 2
    Char-Griller Rib Rub
  • 3
    Dr. Pepper
  • 4
    BBQ Sauce
  • 5
    Brown Sugar
  • 6
  • 7

Dr. Pepper lovers, this recipe is for you. Enjoy a savory and sweet treat with these Dr. Pepper Pork Belly Burnt Ends!


  1. Cut your pork belly into roughly 1 inch cubes.
  2. Season them liberally with Char-Griller Rib Rub.
  3. Place them on wire racks to make things easier for yourself.
  4. Preheat your Gravity 980 to 275F.
  5. Place your pork belly in the smoker and let them smoke for roughly 3.5 hours.
  6. Spritz with Dr. Pepper every 45 minutes.
  7. In a bowl, whisk together your favorite BBQ sauce with one cup of Dr. Pepper.
  8. After 3.5 hours, toss the pork belly into foil trays and add butter, brown sugar, honey, and one cup Dr. Pepper.
  9. Cover the trays in foil and place them back on the smoker for another 1-1.5 hours.
  10. After 1.5 hours, uncover, drain liquid in the tray, and add your Dr. Pepper BBQ sauce and mix.
  11. Place back on the smoker for another 10 minutes and these are ready to eat!
  12. Enjoy!

    Author: Jeremy Souza
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