Stupid-Easy Recipe for Marinated Pork and Spicy Apple Butter Sandwiches (#1 Top-Rated)


This is an easy-to-fix meal to have at home, but works for a picnic or at a tailgate party. Serve with sweet potato chips and warmed apple cider.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Marinated Pork and Spicy Apple Butter Sandwiches.

1. Info for Marinated Pork and Spicy Apple Butter Sandwiches

  • Cook Time: 55 min
  • Total Time: 55 min
  • Servings: 6

2. Ingredients for Marinated Pork and Spicy Apple Butter Sandwiches

  • 2 pound boneless pork loin
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper, fresh ground
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1/8 teaspoon Chinese five-spice
  • To taste salt
  • 12 slices whole grain bread
  • 1/3 cup Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 large sweet tart apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • Lettuce leaves

3. Directions:

  1. Place pork in self-sealing plastic bag; mix together soy sauce, apple cider, garlic, and black pepper; pour over pork, seal bag and refrigerate overnight (4 to 24 hours). Remove pork from marinade (discard marinade), place in shallow pan and roast in 350 degree F oven for 35-45 minutes (about 20 minutes per pound), until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center of the roast reads 145ºF. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together apple butter, horseradish, and five-spice; taste for seasoning and add salt to taste.
  3. On one side of 6 slices of bread, spread a few tablespoons of apple butter. On the other slices of bread, spread mustard.
  4. Layer apple slices on the bread slices with mustard; place lettuce leaves on apple buttered slices.
  5. Thinly slice pork roast and place about 2 ounces of pork on apple slices.
  6. Close sandwiches and serve; or wrap securely and keep cool until serving.
  7. Wrap and refrigerate any leftover pork roast.

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