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Open-Faced Porchetta Sandwich with Caramelized Apples

This apple-and-shredded-pork mixture is so colossal and tasty, it doesn't need a second slice of bread. Eat it with a fork and knife to get the flavor of each component in every bite.

  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 4 slices toasted rustic bread
  • Braised Pork Shoulder, shredded
  • Onions (reserved from Braised Pork Shoulder jus)
  • Watercress

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Melt butter in a skillet over medium-low heat.

  2. Step 2

    Cook apples, sugar, and water, stirring occasionally, until apples are soft and sauce has caramelized, about 20 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Top bread with heated pork, onions, and the apples. Sprinkle with watercress, and drizzle with caramelized sauce from apples and the heated reserved jus.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, October 2010

Reviews (1)

  • 9 Dec, 2010

    Delicious, but VERY sweet. I would use a little less of the Caramelized Apple sauce next time.