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Old 05-07-2013, 01:42 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by ButtBurner View Post
Wampus gave me this and it was real good!!!

Chris Lilly's Six-Time World Championship Pork Shoulder Injection
Recipe for 2 butts
3/4 cup apple juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup table salt (I either use kosher salt or cut back a little on the table salt)
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce

Combine all ingredients and stir until sugar and salt are dissolved.
A fairly high percentage of competitors who inject use their own version of this (above).

Me, I found that this above is too salty for my palate, and that if I back off of the water the apple juice is sweet enough, so I go without the sugar as well. I enjoy just the apple juice, Worcestershire, and some of my rub to tie in the external and internal flavors.
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Started competing in chili cookoffs back in the 1990's and have competed in more than I care to count. I became a CBJ in MiM in 2005, then MBN and in GBA in 2010. I've probably judged 130+- BBQ comps (sanctioned and unsanctioned) over this time. That said, I really enjoy competing more than I enjoy judging, and hope to get back to doing 4 or 5 a year in the near future.
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