Herby Pork Shoulder - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Herby Pork Shoulder

May 18, 2024

This pork shoulder is rubbed with a herby garlic mixture and roasted low and slow.


  • 6-7 pound pork shoulder
  • 1/4 cup parsley

  • 1/4 cup rosemary

  • 1 lemon, zested

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 1/4 cup Basil Olive Oil 

  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard


  1. Pulse the parsley, rosemary, lemon zest, garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt and mustard in a food processor until smooth.

  2. Cut slits into the fat cap on the pork and rub all over with the marinade. Marinate for at least 30 minutes and up to overnight.

  3. Heat the grill or oven to 250 degrees. Roast the pork for 4 hours.

  4. Increase the heat to 275 degrees and wrap the pork in 2 layers of foil. Roast for another 3 hours until the pork reaches an internal temp of 200 degrees.

  5. Let the pork rest for 30 minutes before slicing.

Serves 6-8

Takes 8 hours

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