Clay's Kitchen : Sandwich Recipes

Sandwich Recipes

© Copyright 1995-2017, Clay Irving <clay@panix.com>, Manhattan Beach, CA USA

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Cuban Sandwich

Servings: 1 sandwich

The Cuban Sandwich is a favorite of the Hispanic community in Miami. Known also as Media Noche (“midnight”), it is a satisfying fortifier in the wee hours, after an evening of dancing and music. It also makes a satisfying hearty supper.

1 Cuban1 or submarine roll
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 ounce thinly sliced roast pork
1 slice Swiss cheese
1 ounce thinly sliced ham
1 pickle (dill or bread & butter), sliced

For each sandwich, split roll in half lengthwise; spread roll halves with mustard. Layer sandwich with roast pork, Swiss cheese and ham; add sliced pickles and close sandwich. Lightly butter outside surface of roll and grill on a hot griddle until lightly toasted and cheese is melted. Or place buttered sandwich on baking pan in 400 degrees F. oven for 8-10 minutes, until lightly toasted.

1 Soft egg-rich roll available from Cuban bakeries.


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