Glenn's Marinated Pork Shoulder


This tangy marinade for grilled pork shoulder is swimming with spices. You'll really taste the garlic!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • ¼ cup chopped garlic

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 1 dash soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup

  • 2 tablespoons apple juice

  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon molasses

  • ¼ cup wine

  • ¼ cup Italian-style salad dressing

  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon seasoning salt

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 8 pounds pork shoulder


  1. In a large bowl, mix garlic, onion, soy sauce, corn syrup, apple juice, Worcestershire sauce, molasses, wine, Italian-style salad dressing, distilled white vinegar, garlic powder, salt, onion powder, Cajun seasoning, crushed red pepper, seasoning salt and brown sugar.

  2. Score pork shoulder 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep. Place in the bowl with the marinade mixture. Marinate at least 4 hours in the refrigerator.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium high heat and lightly oil grate.

  4. Cook marinated pork shoulder on the prepared grill 3 hours, or until the internal temperature has reach a minimum of 165 degrees F (75 degrees C). Marinate frequently with the mixture while grilling.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

497 Calories
21g Fat
13g Carbs
59g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 497
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 171mg 57%
Sodium 556mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 59g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 880mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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