South Philly-Style Roast Pork Sandwiches
Recipe type: Main, Sandwich
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 5
An East Coast tradition adapted on the West Coast.
  • 5 cups left-over
  • Braised Pork Shoulder with Apple Cider & Ginger Beer
  • {shredded, and at room temperature}
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10-12 pieces,
  • Sautéed Broccolini with Garlic & Red Pepper Flakes
  • 4-5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 rustic sandwich rolls {or 1 large rustic loaf}, split in half
  • 5 slices, provolone cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 500°F.
  2. Remove left-over pork from refrigerator and let come to room temperature {2 hours}.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan until shimmering and add left-over broccolini...cook until just heated through {3-4 minutes}. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Heat butter in a large skillet {or roasting pan} and then add rolls, face side down in pan. Cook over medium-high heat until golden brown. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil.
  5. Onto each roll, add 1 cup of shredded meat. Followed by two pieces of broccolini and topped with 1 piece of provolone cheese torn in half.
  6. Place baking sheet with sandwiches {open-faced} into oven and cook until cheese melts {5 minutes}. Remove baking sheet from oven, transfer sandwiches to individual plates and serve immediately with applesauce.