Myron Mixon’s Money Muscle: Smoked Pork Collar Recipe

The Money Muscle, also known as Pork Collar, is one of the tastiest hog cuts! It’s available at Snake River Farms or you can ask your neighborhood butcher.

This recipe for smoked pork collar from Myron Mixon, the winningest man in BBQ, is a silky smooth pork that will make your mouth water.


Myron Mixon's Money Muscle: Smoked Pork Collar Recipe

Pork Collar, aka: THE MONEY MUSCLE. One of the best cuts on the hog and one you can find at Snake River Farms or just about anywhere.
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Dinner


  • Smoker
  • Meat Rack
  • Aluminum Full Size Pan
  • Foil
  • Butcher Paper



  • Define or trim the pork collar or money muscle. Put the pork collars on the rack.
    v1b9 - trim the pork collar
  • Mix 1/2lbs of Myron Mixon Pork Injection Apple or Peach and 1/2 Gallon Apple Juice to inject.
    v1b9 - Mix Injection
  • Inject pork collars with MM injection.
    v1b9 - Inject pork collars
  • Apply oil then rub mixture in this order - hot rub, original rub and honey money rub, roll over and do the same.
    v1b9 - Apply oil then rub mixture
  • Place collars onto meat rack handles down. Set your smoker to 300 degrees.
  • Add your pork collar on the smoker for 2 hours, then pan and add 2 cups of apple juice to the pan.
  • After 2 hours, place butcher paper over meat and ensure the foil is tight. Put them back in the smoker until the Pork Collar reaches 205 degrees internal temp.
  • Remove and apply Hog Sauce.
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