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3.38 from 37 votes

Grilled BBQ Pork Roast

Grilled BBQ Pork Roast is deliciously moist from the brine and covered in a smokey spice rub then finally coated with Sweet and Tangy Barbecue sauce making them a hit every time they're made!
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 6 hours
Servings 6 to 8
Calories 654
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

Brine

  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 fresh apricots pit removed and mashed
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 6 sprigs of thyme
  • water to cover

Spice Rub

Grilled Pork Roast

  • 4 lb pork loin roast
  • 1 cup Sweet 'n Tangy Barbecue Sauce

Instructions

Brine

  • in a large stock pot combine the salt, brown sugar, mashed apricots, rosemary and thyme
  • add about a cup or two of water and mix
  • add in the pork roast and then add more water until covered
  • allow to sit overnight or at least 4 hours

Spice Rub

  • combine brown sugar, salt, mustard powder, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper and smoked paprika in a bowl and set aside

Grilled BBQ Pork Roast

  • pour out the brine and rinse the pork roast
  • place on a baking sheet and pat dry
  • sprinkle the rub over all sides of the roast and massage it in
  • heat grill with a high heat
  • place pork roast and allow to cook over direct flame for 10 minutes per side, on all sides, to sear in the juices
  • remove from direct flame and cook on an indirect flame for 80 minutes
  • brush all sides of the pork roast with the barbecue sauce and cook for 10 more minutes, or until an internal temp of just under 160 degrees F is reached
  • remove from grill, cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for at least 10 minutes. (The internal temp of the meat will continue to rise to at least 160 degrees F
  • slice thinly and serve with extra barbecue sauce

Nutrition

Calories: 654kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 68g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 20676mg | Potassium: 1372mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 2.9mg