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Sandwich Cubano
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10 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 3HRS 30MINS

Sandwich Cubano

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Here is my tribute to this wonderful, simple, original, cheesy and meaty sandwich! “The Sandwich Cubano” – old-fashioned comfort food at its finest!
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After being in the food industry for 49 years, it gives me great pleasure to share some of my food.
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If you don’t have a sandwich press, griddle, or cast iron pan, wrap two bricks in foil, preheat in oven at 500F, place sandwich between the bricks, and bake in the oven until golden and crisp, about 15 minutes.
3HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$1.89
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Pork Shoulder
1
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 Tbsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Cuban Bread
1
Cuban Bread
or Any Sub Sandwich Roll
Yellow Mustard
to taste
Yellow Mustard
Swiss Cheese
to taste
Swiss Cheese
Pickle Slices
to taste
Pickle Slices
Cooked Ham
6 slices
Cooked Ham
Butter
3 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
835
Fat
54.5 g
Protein
75.8 g
Carbs
7.1 g
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step 1
Remove the thick layer of skin from your Pork Shoulder (1).
step 1 Remove the thick layer of skin from your Pork Shoulder (1).
step 2
Season your pork shoulder with Kosher Salt (1 Tbsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 Tbsp), and Granulated Garlic (1/2 Tbsp).
step 2 Season your pork shoulder with Kosher Salt (1 Tbsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 Tbsp), and Granulated Garlic (1/2 Tbsp).
step 3
Place your seasoned shoulder into baking dish or cast iron pan, add a cup of water, and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 3 hours.
step 3 Place your seasoned shoulder into baking dish or cast iron pan, add a cup of water, and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 3 hours.
step 4
Allow pork shoulder to cool slightly and then slice the meat.
step 4 Allow pork shoulder to cool slightly and then slice the meat.
step 5
Set the sliced pork shoulder aside and begin preparing the sandwiches. Slice the Cuban Bread (1).
step 5 Set the sliced pork shoulder aside and begin preparing the sandwiches. Slice the Cuban Bread (1).
step 6
Smear both sides of the fresh cuban breadwith Yellow Mustard (to taste), add a generous portion of the sliced pork shoulder, and add Pickle Slices (to taste).
step 6 Smear both sides of the fresh cuban breadwith Yellow Mustard (to taste), add a generous portion of the sliced pork shoulder, and add Pickle Slices (to taste).
step 7
Add a slice of the Cooked Ham (6 slices) and the Swiss Cheese (to taste).
step 7 Add a slice of the Cooked Ham (6 slices) and the Swiss Cheese (to taste).
step 8
Close the sandwich, Butter (3 Tbsp) both sides of the bread, and place on a griddle or sandwich press.
step 8 Close the sandwich, Butter (3 Tbsp) both sides of the bread, and place on a griddle or sandwich press.
step 9
Cook until the outside is crispy and the inside is hot.
step 9 Cook until the outside is crispy and the inside is hot.
step 10
Serve with a side of french fries and pineapple or mango and Enjoy!
step 10 Serve with a side of french fries and pineapple or mango and Enjoy!
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American
Brunch
Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Pork
Father's Day
Sandwiches & Wraps
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