Grain Free Cuban Sandwich
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Serves: 4-6
  • MEAT:
  • 4 lbs pork butt
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium onion, cut into sections
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2-4 ripe plantains (each makes about four rounds or enough for two sandwiches)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Coconut oil
  • Provolone cheese
  • Dill pickles
  • Mustard
  1. PORK:
  2. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 7-8 hours.
  3. Remove pork from slow cooker and shred.
  5. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add coconut oil
  6. Mash ripe plantains and season with salt.
  7. Separate into four sections and form into thin patties.
  8. Place in sizzling hot skillet and cook until golden brown and flip.
  9. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels.
  10. Repeat until desired number of patties are cooked through.
  12. Place on plantain patty on a plate and top with meat, and cheese. Broil in the oven or melt in mircrowave.
  13. Add pickles, mustard and an additional plantain patty.
  14. ENJOY
Recipe by Simple Roots at