Authentic Cuban Pork Sandwich

cuban sandwich

Authentic Cuban Pork Sandwich

What makes our Cuban Sandwich recipe so authentic? The secret is in using tender pork. But not just any pork … you need to make this sandwich with Keystone Pork. And because Keystone Meat is fully cooked, your taste buds will be dancing the Salsa in no time.

cuban sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Pork
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup mustard
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 hoagie buns
  • 16 slices Swiss cheese
  • 12 thin slices smoked fully-cooked ham
  • 2 large dill pickle, sliced thinly lengthwise
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, or as needed

Steps

  1. Mix mayonnaise, mustard, and cayenne together in a bowl to make the sauce.
  2. Spread one side generously with the mayo/mustard sauce.
  3. Divide sandwich ingredients between the two bottom halves in this order: 2 slices Swiss cheese, 3 slices ham, hot Keystone Pork, pickle slices, and 2 more slices of Swiss cheese. Place tops on sandwiches.
  4. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Place sandwiches in skillet and press down with a heavy weight (such as another skillet or panini maker). Toast sandwiches until bread is crisp and filling is heated through, 3 or 4 minutes per side.