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Cubano Sandwich

Chef Katsuji Tanabe's recipe for the mouthwatering Cubano sandwich.
Cubano Sandwich
Ingredients for Cubano Sandwich
  • 1 french baguette
  • 1 2-2.5# Mojo Roasted Pork Loin
  • 1 recipe for Chimichurri
  • Marinade for Pork Loin
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 small jalapeƱo
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
Ingredients for Sandwich
  • 4 slices Emmental cheese (or any swiss)
  • 3 slices smoked black forrest ham
  • 2 slices of Serrano Ham
  • Pickled jalapeƱos
  • Sliced kosher pickles
  • yellow mustard
  • Mexican mayonnaise (it has lime in it)
Ingredients for Chimichurri Recipe
  • 1 cup dry bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 1tsp red chile flakes
  • 1tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sea salt

Steps for the Cubano Sandwich

Blend all ingredients except the oil, once all ingredients are combined, slowly add the oil until emulsified.
Marinate the pork overnight
Roast in a preheated 350 degree oven until internal temperature is 150 degrees let cool then slice thin

Steps for Sandwich

Slice bread then spread with mustard and mayo.
Assemble sandwich- serrano ham, sliced pork, smoked ham, cheese, and pickles Panini press until crunchy (can also use a cast iron grill pan in place of press and press down with a heavy pot or pan). Drizzle generously with chimichurri .

Cubano Sandwich - Home & Family

The owner of "MexiKosher," Chef Katsuji Tanabe is making one of his favorite New Year's sandwiches.

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