Recipe - MojoPorkCubano

Mojo Pork Cubano

This twist on the classic Cuban sandwich is made with a freshly toasted Pretzilla Burger Bun that is topped with braised mojo marinated pork shoulder, shaved off-the-bone ham, melted Swiss cheese, dill pickles, and spicy mustard aioli.

  • Prep Time: 13 hours, 12 hours inactive time
  • Cook Time: 3 hours and 7 minutes
  • Serves: 4 Sandwiches

Ingredients

    Mojo Marinated Pork Shoulder:

  • 2/3 cup Olive Oil
  • ½ cup Orange Juice
  • 4 Tbsp. Lime Juice
  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp. Kosher Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 pounds Pork Shoulder, bone-in, cut into quarter’s
  • 1 each Onion, cut into ½” slices
  • Mustard Aioli:

  • 6 Tbsp. Yellow Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. Mayonnaise
  • Sandwiches:

  • 4 each Pretzilla Burger Bun
  • 4 ounces Honey Baked Ham, spiral sliced
  • 4 each Dill Pickle, 1/8” lengthwise slices
  • 4 slices Swiss Cheese, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil

Preparation

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    MOJO MARINATED PORK SHOULDER:

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    Combine olive oil, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt and black pepper in a mixing bowl and whisk until combined.

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    Cover pork shoulder with mojo marinade in a bowl or one-gallon size zip top bag and refrigerate overnight.

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    Preheat oven to 325°F.

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    Arrange a single layer of onion slices in a deep baking pan.

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    Remove pork from marinade and layer on top of sliced onions.

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    Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 2 ½ hours.

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    Remove foil from pork and bake for 30 minutes longer until tender.

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    Let pork rest for 20 minutes.

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    MUSTARD AIOLI:

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    Mix together yellow mustard and mayonnaise.

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    SANDWICHES:

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    Remove any bones and excess fat and pull apart with two forks into ½-inch pieces.

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    Spread 1 tablespoon of mustard aioli each on the top and bottom of the Pretzilla Burger Buns.

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    Dived the ingredients evenly and layer on bottom buns starting with pork, then ham, pickles, and cheese. Close sandwiches.

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    Cook sandwiches with a flat panini press 5-7 minutes, or wrap sandwiches in aluminum foil and place in a large saute pan over medium-low heat, using a heavyweight cast iron pan to press sandwiches 3-4 minutes per side.

Chef's Tip

Add a fried egg to these sandwiches for an amazing breakfast!

https://www.pretzilla.com/recipes/mojo-pork-cubano/

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