Healthy Makeover Pulled Pork Sandwich
“If you leave Indiana, nobody will know what you are talking about. But if you come visit us, you will make it a point to grab one of these on your next trip back!” Healthy Makeover Pulled Pork Sandwich – You must try this recipe.
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- 4 (4 ounce) slices of pork tenderloin, cut across the grain
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup peanut oil for frying
- 4 Kaiser rolls, split
- 4 teaspoons mayonnaise, or as needed (optional)
- 4 teaspoons ketchup, or as needed (optional)
- 4 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard, or as needed (optional)
- 4 leaves lettuce (optional)
- 4 slices tomato (optional)
- 4 slices onion (optional)
- 4 slices pickle, for garnish (optional)
- Place each slice of pork tenderloin between two pieces of sturdy plastic (such as a cut-up large plastic freezer bag), and flatten the cutlet until it’s about 1/4 inch thick, and about 3 1/2 by 5 inches in size.
- Beat the eggs and milk together in a shallow bowl, and whisk in the garlic powder, onion powder, seasoned salt, marjoram, oregano, salt, and pepper until the spices are well blended into the mixture.
- Place the bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
- Dip each flattened cutlet into the seasoned milk-egg mixture and then into the bread crumbs, thoroughly coating the cutlets with crumbs. Set the breaded cutlets aside on a piece of parchment or waxed paper; do not stack.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet until the oil is shimmering. Gently lower the cutlets, one at a time, into the hot oil, and fry until golden brown on each side, about 8 minutes per cutlet.
- Drain the cutlets on paper towels.
- Preheat oven broiler, and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.
- Spread the Kaiser rolls open with the cut sides up, and broil until the rolls are toasted and hot, about 1 minute.
- Top each roll with a fried cutlet (hopefully the sides of the meat will hang out of the roll by at least an inch on each side); top each cutlet with choice of mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion, and a pickle slice, if desired.
- Enjoy! 🙂
Per Serving: 478 calories; 14.7 g fat; 55.8 g carbohydrates; 29.6 g protein; 98 mg cholesterol; 1446 mg sodium.
Recipe by: Kathi Richards Smith, Photo Credit: En (pixabay)
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