Ingredients

Pork Sliders:

  • 1 1/2 lb Smithfield Pork Shoulder
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 8 small Hawaiian rolls

Jalapeño Jelly:

  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, small dice
  • 2 jalapeños, small dice
  • 4 oz apple cider vinegar
  • 4 oz maple syrup
  • salt, to taste

Caramelized Onions:

  • 1 yellow onion, julienne
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil

Pimento Cheese:

  • 6 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, roasted, small dice

Details

Product:

Pork Shoulder

Meal Course:

Dinner

Dish Type:

Appetizer

Preparation

  1. For Pork Sliders, combine all ingredients except buns, form into 2-oz patties, and place in refrigerator until ready to grill.
  2. Heat grill on medium heat and cook patties until cooked through.
  3. Toast buns until brown and add Pimento Cheese Spread to insides.
  4. Add cooked patty on top of Pimento Cheese Spread, followed by
    Jalapeño Jelly and Caramelized Onions.
  5. Place other side of bun on top of slider to complete assembly.
  6. For Jalapeño Jelly, heat canola oil in small pot. Once oil is hot, add green bell peppers and jalapeños. Sauté until tender. Add remaining ingredients, bring to boil, and lower to simmer. Let simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, transfer to another container, and let cool in refrigerator.
  7. For Caramelized Onions, sauté onion in oil until caramelized. Season with salt and black pepper. Set aside and keep warm.
  8. For Pimento Cheese, combine all ingredients, and keep cold until ready to serve.