Spicy Grilled Pork Sliders

Traeger Kitchen


Spicy Grilled Pork Sliders

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

Delicious finger food will keep your New Year’s Eve party rocking, so make sure to have a few stacks of wood-fired sliders.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 24 Ounce ground pork

  • 3 Ounce Traeger Chipotle Rub

  • 12 Slices Swiss cheese

  • 12 slider buns, for serving

Steps

  • 1

    Mix the pork and rub in a bowl. Do not over mix or the slider will be too tightly bound.
    Ingredients
    • 24 Ounce ground pork

    • 3 Ounce Traeger Chipotle Rub

  • 2

    Portion the meat into 12 (2 oz) balls, then flatten the balls into patties about 2-1/2” round.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 275℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Cook the sliders for 8 minutes on each side.
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  • 4

    Increase the temperature to HIGH. Once grill reaches temperature, cook for 1 additional minute per side.
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  • 5

    Add the cheese and cook for another 30 seconds.
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    Ingredients
    • 12 Slices Swiss cheese

  • 6

    Remove from Traeger and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • 7

    Toast the slider buns for 1 minute on each side and assemble slider. Top with your favorite salsa. Enjoy!
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    Ingredients
    • 12 slider buns, for serving

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