Bourbon Cajun Barbeque Pork Loin


My regular visitors might remember that I cook, or grill, or smoke on a very regular basis, like daily. On occasion, like today, I share what I am doing, giving the recipe and instructions. Now, I am not anywhere near a professional in any sense of the word, however, over my life I have mastered a large handful of recipes and dishes I I really enjoy preparing. I also enjoy feedback from people who try my recipes at home so I know how it worked out for you. The recipe I will share today just happens to be what is for dinner tonight. I have made this a dozen plus times but this will be only the second time using this particular bourbon. The first time, just after Christmas, left me wanting more than I actually prepared so I decided since I had half a bottle left to have a repeat. Coincidentally, I received this bottle of bourbon as a birthday present so I haven’t actually ever purchased it myself. I know it tastes great straight, served over one ice cube. Anyway, here we go.

Bourbon Cajun Barbeque Pork Loin

  • 4 pounds unseasoned pork loin
  • 4 cups Texas Bourbon Whiskey (82.4 proof)
  • 1/2 cup Cajun blend spices
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 cub brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper blend
  • 1 cup unflavored apple sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard powder
  1. In a large mixing bowl blend all ingredients until texture is smooth.
  2. Place pork loins fat side up in a 6 quart crock pot or slow cooker.
  3. Pour 1/2 of mixture over meat and using your hands massage the meat covering all sides of meat.
  4. Pour remaining mixture over the top, making sure it settles into all the crevices.
  5. Place the lid on.
  6. Put selector on low for 8 hours.
  7. Remove from slow cooker and place on serving dish. Wrap with tinfoil and let rest for 20 minutes.
  8. Slice to desired thickness and serve with your selected sides.

Yes, it is exactly that easy. Those of y’all who cook know that the portions can be reduced to yield a smaller meal if feeding less people. I hope y’all enjoy this recipe and look forward to hearing your personal results. If you like it share it with your friends and family.