Rotisserie Pork Shoulder Stuffed with Onions and Parsley (spiessbraten)


Spiessbraten is German-Brazilian fusion cuisine. Idar-Oberstein was famous for working gemstones into jewelry, especially Agate. But in the late 1700’s, the agate mines were almost played out. It was getting harder and harder to find gems to work with. Then, German immigrants to Brazil found a large deposit of agate. This started a busy trade …

What you will need

Grill with Rotisserie attachment (I used a Weber Summit with an infrared rotisserie burner. Here is the current version of my grill.)

Aluminum foil drip pan (9″x12″, or whatever fits your grill)

Butchers twine

4 pound pork shoulder roast (also know as “pork butt” or “pork shoulder butt roast”)

1/2 of a medium onion, sliced

1/4 cup minced fresh parsley leaves

1 tablespoon Kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


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