Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Pulled Pork Cubano Sandwich

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Apple

Transform your leftover pulled pork Cuban-style. This hearty sandwich is crispy, melty, and full of flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 4 orange, juiced

  • 4 lime, juiced

  • 3 Tablespoon brown sugar

  • 4 Tablespoon chili powder

  • salt and pepper

  • 8 Ounce leftover pulled pork (preferably without BBQ sauce)

  • 1 loaf Cuban or crusty bread

  • butter, melted

  • yellow mustard

  • 4 Slices Swiss cheese

Steps

  • 1

    In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the orange juice, lime juice, brown sugar, chili powder, salt and pepper until sugar has dissolved and mixture becomes syrupy.
    Ingredients
    • 4 orange, juiced

    • 4 lime, juiced

    • 3 Tablespoon brown sugar

    • 4 Tablespoon chili powder

    • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 2

    Combine the mixture with leftover pulled pork. See pulled pork recipe here.
    Ingredients
    • 8 Ounce leftover pulled pork (preferably without BBQ sauce)

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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  • 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 6 inch piece of bread then slice that horizontally lengthwise. Brush the exterior sides of the bread with melted butter. On the inside, 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.
    Ingredients
    • 1 loaf Cuban or crusty bread

    • As Needed butter, melted

    • As Needed yellow mustard

    • 4 Slices Swiss cheese

  • 6

    With the cast iron pans smoking hot, place the sandwich in the bottom of one of the pans then place the other pan on top, smashing the sandwich. Close the lid and allow to cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until the exterior of the sandwich is crispy and cheese is melted.
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  • 7

    Slice and enjoy!

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