Chef John’s Paper Pork Shoulder

Chef John's Paper Pork Shoulder

Chef John’s Paper Pork Shoulder
This pork shoulder roast cooks in a slow oven for hours while being wrapped in parchment paper and aluminum foil. The resulting tender and juicy meat makes excellent pulled pork sandwiches.

Preheat oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).

Mix salt black pepper paprika brown sugar onion powder garlic powder and cayenne pepper together in a bowl.

Sprinkle rub mixture evenly and thoroughly on each surface of the pork roast pressing it onto the surface.

Cut a 4-foot piece of unbleached parchment.

Place roast at one end and roll roast tightly in the parchment.

Cut a second piece of parchment and roll the roast positioning it in the opposite direction before rolling.