How long to boil smoked neck bones

The pork neck bones recipe is really delicious, properly seasoning of them, properly cooking and properly smoking-altogether make this item boom-busting for any meal time. So how long to boil smoked neck bones? Usually, it depends. We will discuss it in our today’s session! As, we are talking about smoked bones, so you must need to know the awesome vitamin and minerals contained in these awesome recipes. This recipe is full with 17.5%/cal. It also has Selenium, Zinc, Calcium, Vitamin B, Fat, and high Protein too. However, let’s stop the lengthy introduction-and dive into the details-

How long to boil smoked neck bones

Usually, it depends on the cooking method and the length and size of the smoked neck bones. Smaller neck bones force you to count for almost 15 to 20 minutes to make it fully cooked. And the medium one takes almost 25 to 30 minutes to fully cooked. The last one, the larger neck bones takes 35 to 40 minutes to fully cooked. However, how long to boil smoked neck bones, usually depends on some other things too. Like, whether you are cooking it on a cooking pan, or on a baking sheet inside of an oven! Somebody also tries to cook it on a grill, and make it roasted too! Also how you want to add the smoky flavor, also decides how long you need to fully complete the cooking process. We will see all details below here- At first, let’s know how to cook smoked pork neck bones in your home-

How to cook smoked neck bones in your home?

Cooking neck bones needs to take the ingredients properly at the first stage. Then needs to boil neck bones at medium-high heat. Pork bones are not so sturdy, you can boil those in a slow cooker too!


  • 4 pounds of smoked neck bone
  • 1 larger onion (chopped)
  • Additional vegetables like carrots, potatoes, green beans
  • Bay Leaves (one or two)
  • Chopped celery leaves
  • Seasoning
  • Green Chili
  • Cornflower (additional, one spoon)


Prepare the neck bones

A bowl or a colander inside the sink is perfect to washes the port neck bones. Remove all the blood, cartilage, and visible fats using your hand from all pork neck bones. Rinse two or three times to wash correctly. Before turning off the faucet, make sure you have separated all loose fat parts using a sharp knife.

Seasoning of the pork neck bones

Now keep all the neck bones in a mixture bowl. The bowl should be larger enough so that you can get enough space to move insider all items. Be sure your pork necks have no excess water after the washing has been done properly. However, sprinkle you favorite seasoning on all sides of the neck bones properly. Or you can add a mix of salt and pepper (as per your taste). Finally, mix them well and keep them aside for the next step.

Cook the neck bones

Now again take this pot under the faucet, and fill the pot with water approximately 2 inches up. The neck bones should stay under the water in this bowl. Once the bowl neck bones are covered by enough water, now take the bowl to the stove.

Start cooking. Cook for around 10 to 15 minutes at a medium-high temperature. Let the neck bone boil well. Once the inner water fully boiled, you will see a foam layer forming onto the water layer. use a spoon and carefully skim the foam off your cooking pot.

Simmer The Neck Bones

It is the final and crucial part of this recipe. At this stage, you have to lower the temperature as much as you can. Then, let the larger pot simmer for 1 to 2 hours by covering tightly it with a lid.

Add additional ingredients

Once the simmer has been done, remove the lid from the pot. Add your favorite spices, vegetables, carrot, baby corn, green bean, onion chops, bay leaves, potato pieces, and one spoon of garlic paste or garlic powder.

Cook for additional 15/20 minutes

After you have added all the vegetables to the steamed pork neck bones, now again cook it for another 15 to 20 minutes. You can simmer the whole cooking inside again for another 30 minutes so that the pork neck becomes tender and juicier enough.

Smocked it

You can cook directly the neck bones with lots of spices and oils with a few drops of liquid smoke inside an oven. Just be sure you have added the liquid smoke at the last 5 minutes of the cooking. You have to ensure you are not adding too much of this liquid smoke, it will make a massy sause-like taste from the pork neck bones.

It’s a little bit tricky solution to smoke the neck bones. Adding a little bit of this liquid smoke will let down the tray, so I don’t think it gonna spoil your recipe as much.

However, I follow another tricky way to smoke the neck bones. After the whole cooking is done, I just keep hot coal wrapped by an aluminum foil inside the neck bones serving dish. I little bit open the aluminum foil, and add some ghee over the hot coal. After than I covers the neck bones serving dish as early as possible. Hot coal merging with ghee, exerts some sweet smoke, which makes the neck bones very smoky and yummy. It’s an traditional Indian way, I personally choose it.


How long does it take for smoked Neckbones to boil?

If you smoke the neckbones inside the oven, using a few drops of liquid smoke- it will take on around 5 minutes to make it done. Whatever, when you will go through a traditional Indian smoking process, you have to count for 10 minutes to fully smoked it from the hot coal merged with ghee.

How long does it take for smoked Neckbones to cook on the stove?

It almost takes 1 to 2 hour from cleaning and seasoning to boiling. But you have to sure you have kept the pork neck bones inside a larger pot. And water is covering the neck bones from almost 1 to 2 inches up. However, it almost takes 2 hrs. to 3 hrs. to fully done (including the simmering as well).

How long do Neckbones cook?

If you are baking it in a preheated oven, it will take 2hrs and 45 minutes to fully cook. The First 2 hours to fully baked. the second 45 minutes is to remove the old foil, and wrapped by a new foil. Then continue baking for another 45 minutes. Before removing from the oven, we suggest adding a few drops of liquid smoke with other spices and oils so that the neckbones become smoky-flavored.

How to prepare smoked neck bones in your home? 

It is very simple. Preheat the oven to 350F. Place the neck bones line by line on the baking sheet. Bake it for almost 1 hour and 45 minutes, until the neckbone becomes brown on the outside and crispy. Once the baking is done, use all the leftover liquid to dress the neckbones. Now transfer all the neckbone into the cooking pan, and add beer, liquid smoke, and other vegetables as per your taste.

How long does it take Neckbones to cook on top of the stove?

It will count almost 3 to 3.5 hours to fully finish the cooking.

Do you wash smoked neck bones?

Yes, I do! It helps me to remove any dried fat and cartilage from the neckbone easily.

Can you put neck bones on the grill?

Yes, you can! Hence Grill is a great option to cook the neckbone on your favorite choice.


So we have come to the last point of How long to boil smoked neck bones. If you have read the article, I am pretty sure you already know how long you are supposed to boil the smoked neck bones, beside with this you also know how to smoke them differently. So no more today, try this meal at your home with steamed rice, it will be a great heavy meal on your supper.

Good luck.

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