Grilled Cuban pork sandwich

I used an ancient technique to create a modern-day recipe. We are going to grill some pork chops.
This is going to be a grilled Cuban sandwich full of flavor and extremely juicy.

Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr
Resting time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cuban
Servings 4 people
Calories 809 kcal


  • 1.5 kg Pork chops Thinly sliced from the shoulder
  • 1 piece baguette
  • 1 piece Gouda Cheese
  • 1 piece jar of pickles

The BBQ pork rub

  • 1 part fleur de sel
  • 1 part paprika powder
  • 1/8 part garlic powder
  • 1/8 part onion powder
  • 1/8 part dried ginger
  • 1/4 part curry powder
  • 1/4 part raw cane sugar

The honey mustard sauce


  • debone the pork chops and check for loose bone fragments.
  • Mix the ingredients for the pork rub and lay out the pork chops.
  • Drizzle the meat with some olive oil and apply the pork rub on both sides.
  • Stack the pork chops and let them marinate in the fridge for a couple of hours to a whole day.
  • Fire up the grill with a temperature of around 250°C (480F)
  • Take the stacked pork chops out of the fridge and bind them together with some butchers twine.
  • Place the meat in a grill basket and grill the pork chops above direct heat on both sides to a core temperature of 65°C (150F)
  • Take the pork chops out of the basket and let it rest for 10 minutes while you make the honey mustard sauce. Mix all the ingredients and you’re done.
  • Slice the still bound pork chops into little pieces. Cut the baguette in half and put on the pork chops. Drizzle on some honey mustard sauce, a slice of cheese and pickles, and the top of the baguette.
  • Put the baguette in the grill basket and grill the sandwich on both sides until you see some char and the cheese melts.



Calories: 809kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 87gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 252mgSodium: 862mgPotassium: 1581mgFiber: 2gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 152IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 110mgIron: 5mg
Keyword cuban, Pork, Sandwich
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