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Memphis BBQ Pork Tacos

Serves: 12 to 18
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3 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon granulated garlic
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (4- to 6-pound) Boston Butt
Hickory chips, for smoking
6-inch flour tortillas, for serving
Barbecue sauce, for serving
Coleslaw, for serving


Heat the oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, combine the salt, granulated garlic, onion powder and black pepper. Rub the pork with the spice mixture, place in a large baking pan, cover with foil and bake until tender, 3 to 4 hours. Let cool completely.

Chop the pork to your desired size and smoke over hickory chips for 10 minutes. Warm the tortillas and serve filled with the pork, barbecue sauce and coleslaw.


Per serving based on 12: 465 calories (percent of calories from fat, 45), 26 grams protein, 37 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 23 grams fat (7 grams saturated), 82 milligrams cholesterol, 1,988 milligrams sodium.

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