Maple Bourbon Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Maple Bourbon Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Take yourself to flavor town with these smoked pork belly burnt ends. These burnt ends are the most flavorful, incredible piece of meat you can think of.
Servings 3
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 29 minutes


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker
  • Z Grills Competition Blend Pellets


Pork Belly:

  • lbs  Pork Belly cubed
  • Maple Bourbon Seasoning
  • ½  cup  Brown Sugar
  • tbsp  Butter
  • Oil as needed

BBQ Sauce:

  • cup your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Bourbon


  • Lather your cubed pork belly with oil then thoroughly season with Maple Bourbon seasoning or your favorite pork rub. Set in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat your Z Grills pellet smoker to 250 °F.
  • Add your pork belly onto the smoker and cook for 2.5 hours. Once done, pull off and place in an aluminum foil pan. Then top with butter and brown sugar. Place back in the smoker for 1.5 hours or when their internal temperature is 205 °F.
  • Heat your BBQ sauce along with the maple syrup and bourbon. Simmer over low heat until thick (about 10 minutes).
  • Lather your pork belly in BBQ sauce. Crank up the heat in the smoker and let caramelize for 5-10 minutes.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pork

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