Baked Hawaiian Pork Sliders

I'm calling these Hawaiian sandwiches because they are on Hawaiian buns. Original, right? I made these as appetizers for a happy hour I had recently and they were a big hit. A REALLY big hit. Lots of moaning and 2nd helpings good. You really need to try them. These are made with some leftover smoked pork that I had and swiss cheese, but you can really use any combination of meat and cheese you like because it's really all about the Hawaiian rolls and the sauce. Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 package of King's Hawaiian Rolls
  • smoked pork shoulder (or any meat you like)
  • Swiss cheese, thinly sliced (or any cheese you like)
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3 TBL Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 TBL Dijon mustard
  • 2 TBL brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder

You'll want to use a sheet pan that has sides or a casserole dish. Slice each of the rolls in half horizontally and line the pan with the bottom halves. Put some pork on each piece, then a pieces of the cheese, then the top of the bun.

In a pourable container, mix the melted butter, dijon, worcestershire, brown sugar, and onion powder, blending well. Pour the liquid over the top of each sandwich, using all the liquid.  Cover the sandwiches and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. 

When you're ready to bake the sandwiches, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Remove the wrap and bake for 15-20 minutes, uncovered, or until the cheese is melted and the tops are starting to brown.  Serve warm.