If you like sweet and savory combos, these Al Pastor Mini Subs are for you. Thick bacon and marinated pork shoulder are roasted with pineapple before being piled sky-high onto toasted sandwich rolls. Great for entertaining or raking in the praise at your company potluck.
Boneless Pork Shoulder
Wright® Brand Smoked Bacon
Ground Black Pepper
White Wine Vinegar
In a medium saucepan, heat
Canola Oil (1 Tbsp)
Garlic (3 cloves)
and cook over moderately high heat, turning occasionally until lightly browned, about 1 minute.
Stir in the
Dried Oregano (1 tsp)
Ground Cumin (1/2 tsp)
Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp)
Ground Cloves (1/4 tsp)
. Cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
To get a milder spice level. deseed the
Guajillo Chiles (4)
or deseed some of them. Add chiles to the pan and stir until they become blistered- about 30 seconds.
Orange Juice (1/3 cup)
White Wine Vinegar (1/4 cup)
Achiote Paste (2 Tbsp)
and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
Transfer the chile mixture to a blender and puree until smooth, then season with
Salt (to taste)
. Scrape the marinade into a large bowl, then add the
Boneless Pork Shoulder (2 lb)
and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit for 30 minutes.
Once time is almost up, preheat the Oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
On a baking sheet lay out the marinated pork and cook for 20 minutes. On a separate baking sheet arrange the
. Cook for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes has passed, pull out the sheet of pineapple and arrange
Wright® Brand Smoked Bacon (10 slices)
on top. Continue to cook for another 10 minutes or until bacon is crispy and pork is white when cut into.
Serve on toasted
Sandwich Rolls (6)
- to toast, brush with oil and broil on low in the oven for 2-3 minutes. Cut meat and serve in rolls being sure to include pork, bacon, and pineapple.
If you cannot find Achiote Paste, mix together 2 teaspoons paprika, 1/2 tablespoon white vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, 1 tsp garlic powder, and 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin.
If you would like to use a more traditional form of cooking, arrange the marinated meat and bacon in a small tower and placing a large piece of pineapple up to the top, go through the tower with a wooden stick, cook the meat in the oven around 1 hour.
Nutrition Per Serving
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