Twisted Cuban Sandwich - BBQ Bob Style
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Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 8-9 hours
Ready In: 8-9 hours
Servings: 12
The classic Cuban Sandwich and all its goodness , plus some new twists courtesy of BBQ Bob
  • 1 pork picnic or butt roast
  • 1 lb. beef bacon (pan fried or baked)
  • ½ lb. salami
  • 1 lb. Swiss cheese
  • Dill pickles sliced thin long ways
  • 1 2 lb. boneless ham
  • 3 oz. BBQ Bob’s Alpha Rub (for ham)
  • Fresh rolls of bread (I use French bread)
  • Butter

To cook the pork roast:

  1. Set smoker to 275°F. indirect.
  2. Place pork roast in a disposable pan and cover it with the pork slather/marinade 1 hour before cooking.
  3. Place the pork on the cooker in the pan and cook until the internal temp. reaches 195-200 or until it is fork tender. (takes approx.. 8-9 hours)
  4. Let rest for 1 hour then pull pork apart. Take some of the drippings from the pan and pour over the pulled pork.

To cook the Ham:

  1. Rub the ham down with some Alpha Rub honey mustard then shake on some Alpha Rub
  2. Place into the smoker for about 1 hour to heat.
  3. Slice the ham thin and set aside.

To assemble the sandwich:

  1. Slice your bread in half and butter both sides. Toast the bread lightly then assemble the sandwiches as follows:
  2. Slather both sides of bread with homemade honey mustard
  3. Place two slices of swiss cheese on both sides
  4. On one side place 3-4 slices of salami, on the other place thin slices of the baked ham
  5. Pace pulled pork onto the ham and spread a little more mustard on the salami
  6. Place pickles down on the mustard and put sandwich together.
  7. Place the sandwich back in the smoker o a piece of foil and press the sandwich down with a foiled brisk or clean heavy object to flatten the sandwich
  8. Leave in the smoker for approx.. 15 minutes
  9. Slice and serve
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