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BBQ Pulled Pork Cubano Sandwich

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Pulled Pork Cubano Sandwich

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Cook Time

1

Hours

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Transform your kitchen into a Cuban lonchería with a Traeger take on this rustic sandwich.

Ingredients

  • 4 orange, juiced

  • 4 lime, juiced

  • 3 Tablespoon brown sugar

  • 4 Tablespoon chili powder

  • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 8 Ounce leftover pulled pork

  • Cuban or a Crusty Bread

  • butter, melted

  • As Needed yellow mustard

  • 8 Ounce Deli Ham, thinly sliced

  • 6 Pickle, dill, for sandwiches

  • 4 Slices Swiss cheese

Steps

  • 1

    In a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat, cook orange juice, lime juice, brown sugar, chili powder and salt and pepper until sugar has dissolved and mixture becomes syrupy.
  • 2

    Combine the mixture with leftover pulled pork.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with lid open until fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to High and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 4

    Set two large cast iron pans on the grill and close lid allowing the pans to heat up.
  • 5

    To build the sandwich, cut a six-inch piece of bread then slice that horizontally lengthwise.
  • 6

    Brush the exterior sides of the bread with melted butter.
  • 7

    Slather one side of bread with yellow mustard, top the mustard with Swiss cheese, then on the bottom half place the sliced ham. Top ham with pulled pork and pickles.
  • 8

    With the cast iron pans smoking hot, place the sandwich in the bottom of one of the pans and top with the other smashing the sandwich.
  • 9

    Close the lid and allow to cook for 4-5 minutes or until the exterior of the sandwich is crispy and cheese is melted. Slice and enjoy!