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Pork Cheek Tacos



Pork Cheeks
Favorite BBQ Sauce
4 Knobs of Butter
For the Apple Rub
1 Cup of Dried Apple Flakes
1 1/2 teaspoons black peppercorns
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1/4 teaspoon whole allspice
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons kosher salt
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 Ready made taco Shells
1 Tomato
1 Small Onion
1 Lettuce leaf


Set smoker up to 150'C indirect cooking and Apple Wood to smoke.
Going to be doing these Cheeks similar to ribs, 2 hours smoked then 2 hours wrapped.
Add all rub ingredients to spice Grinder and grind until smooth.
Apply rub to the cheeks, and cook for approx 2 hours.
Remove from smoker and place on to foil, coat both sides with your favorite BBQ Sauce, then add a knob of Butter to add Cheek.
Wrap the Cheeks with the foil, and replace in smoker for a further 2 hours.
after 2 hours remove and pull Cheeks, add any juices from the foil back into the pulled Cheeks.
Warm tacos for about 2 minutes in smoker.
Finley chop the tomato, onion and Lettuce.
Share meat between Tacos and add your salsa.


Pork Cheek covered in Rub


All the Cheeks with the Rub applied


Into the smoker to cook.


Remove from smoker and place on foil.


BBQ SAuce added and a Knob of Butter, back in smoker for another 2 hours.


Pork Cheeks finished.


Servedin a Taco, with a Salsa.


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