Turn an inexpensive cut of meat into a fabulous, tender dish by searing, then slow cooking the roast.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Bake time: 4.5 hours
Rest time: 10 minute
Total time: 4.75 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
How To Make a Pork Shoulder Picnic Roast
To get started with your pork shoulder picnic roast, score skin with a sharp knife. Then, rub seasoning into the roast.
Sear The Roast
Place seasoned roast (fat side up) into a roasting pan. Place roaster into a preheated 450°F oven with the lid off. Sear for 30 minutes.
Slow Cook The Roast
Next, cover the roasting pan with the lid and reduce heat to 325°F. Continue roasting for 4 hours or until an internal temperature of 160°F is reached.
Let It Rest
Finally, remove roast from oven and let it rest with the lid on the roaster for 5 to 10 minutes.
Make It A Meal
Serve with potatoes, gravy and vegetables.