Prep Time:40 mins
Cook Time:4 hrs
Marinate Time:4 hrs
Total Time:8 hrs 40 mins


Roast Pork

  1. half of white onion, cut into chunks
  2. 15 cloves garlic
  3. 3 oranges, juiced
  4. 3 limes, juiced
  5. 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  6. 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  7. 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  8. 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  9. 1 (five pound) beef shoulder roast


  1. 1/4 cup butter, softened, divided
  2. 1 loaf Cuban bread, reduce into 4 portions and halved lengthwise
  3. 2 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  4. 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  5. eight slices Swiss cheese
  6. 2 cups shredded roast red meat
  7. 12 ounces thinly sliced deli ham
  8. 12 sandwich-sliced refrigerated kosher dill pickles, which includes Claussen Kosher Dill Sandwich Slices


Prepare beef shoulder: Add onion, garlic, orange juice, lime juice, cumin, oregano, black pepper, and salt right into a meals processor or blender and technique till smooth.

    Place pork within the bottom of a heavy-bottomed Dutch oven or big baking dish and cut 3 or four huge deep slits inside the meat. Pour marinade over beef, cover, and marinate within the refrigerator four hours or in a single day.

    Place Dutch oven with prepared pork, included, within the oven and set the temperature to 325 stages F (a hundred sixty five degrees C). Bake until red meat may be very smooth, three to four hours. Remove from the oven; relaxation 15 minutes. Remove red meat to a cutting board. Skim any fats from the cooking liquid, and set cooking liquid aside.

    Shred red meat with forks, and discard any final fats and bone. Return beef to the pot, and upload cooking liquid returned into meat as had to moisten.

    Preheat the oven to 375 tiers F (one hundred ninety degrees C). Heat a large skillet over medium warmth.

    Spread approximately 2 tablespoons softened butter over reduce facets of bread and vicinity bread, buttered facets down, in skillet. Cook until buttered aspect is gently browned and toasted, about 3 minutes.

    Stir mustard and mayonnaise collectively in a small bowl. Spread about 2 teaspoons mustard mixture over backside halves of bread and pinnacle with 1 slice of cheese, tearing as had to healthy the bread without hanging over the rims. Using tongs or a slotted spoon, upload about 1/2 cup shredded beef to each sandwich, draining off any extra liquid. Top every frivolously with ham, 3 pickle slices, and 1 cheese slice. Spread remaining mustard aggregate evenly over top portions of bread and place on pinnacle.

    Reheat the skillet over medium heat. Spread about 1 tablespoon butter gently on the outsides of the 4 backside buns. Working 2 sandwiches at a time, area sandwiches, buttered facet down, in skillet. Place 1 or 2 heavy-bottomed skillets on pinnacle of sandwiches to weigh them down. Cook till toasted and lightly golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove weighted skillets.

    Spread final 1 tablespoon butter over the 4 top halves of sandwiches, flip and press with weighted skillets again till toasted. Remove the primary 2 sandwiches from skillet; repeat the toasting procedure with remaining sandwiches. Cut sandwiches in halves and serve immediately.