Pork Roasts

Below you will find proper grilling times for various pork roasts and other similar cuts of pork. Note, these are general pork roast grilling times, always use a meat thermometer to ensure your pork roasts reach the proper temperature.



To find the proper pork grilling time on the chart below, find the cut of pork roast you are grilling in the first column and follow the row to your right for various preparations. You will find the grilling times for the following cuts of pork: Ham, fully cooked, Pork Slice, Pork Boneless portion, Pork Smoked picnic, Pork Whole ham, bone-in, Pork Loin blade or sirloin roast, Pork Loin center rib roast, backbone loosened, Pork Rib crown roast, Pork Country-style ribs, Pork Loin back ribs or spareribs, Pork Tenderloins, Pork Top loin roast, boneless




Grilling Instructions: Place the pork, fat side up. Grill indirectly for time given in chart. Use a meat thermometer to ensure desired internal port roast temperature. For best results cook to medium a doneness.

Cut Thickness Rare Medium (145°) Well (170°)
Ham, fully cooked
Slice 1 in. 12 min.
Boneless portion ¾ lbs.4-6 lbs. 50 min.-1 hr1-2 hrs.
Smoked picnic 5-8 lbs. 1-2½ hrs.
Whole ham, bone-in 10-12 lbs. 2-2¾ hrs.
Loin blade or sirloin roast 3-4 lbs 1-2 hrs. 2-3 hrs.
Loin center rib roast, backbone loosened 3-5 lbs 1-2 hrs. 2-2½ hrs.
Rib crown roast 4-6 lbs ¾-2 hrs. 2-3 hrs.
Country-style ribs 3-4 lbs. 1¼-1½ hrs
Loin back ribs or spare ribs 3-4 lbs. 1-1¼ hrs.
*Tenderloins (see grilling notes below) ¾-1 lb.
Top loin roast, boneless
Single Loin
2-4 lbs.

¾-1¼ hrs.

1¼-1½ hrs.
Top loin roast, boneless
Double Loin
3-5 lbs. 1½-1¾ hrs. 1¾-2½ hrs.

*Tenderloins should be grilled like steaks, seared over high heat and finished over medium heat to an internal temperature of 145 degrees.