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Pork Sliders with Pineapple Salsa


Description

Makes 7 sliders


Ingredients

For the sliders

  • 1 3/4 lb. ground pork
  • 1/2 t. pepper
  • 1 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • 1/4 t. cumin

Pineapple Salsa

  • 20 oz. can of pineapple chunks, drained and chopped into smaller pieces
  • 3 T. red onion, chopped
  • 1 T. fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 T. fresh lime juice
  • 7 slider buns
  • fresh arugula

Instructions

  1. Start by making the pineapple salsa. Add the chopped pineapple chunks, the red onion, parsley or cilantro, jalapeno, the lime juice and a pinch of salt to a medium bowl. Stir and taste for seasonings, then cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. Place the ground pork in a large bowl and add the cumin, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Mix well and form into 7 patties (about 1/4 lb. each)
  3. Heat your grill to a medium high heat, you can also cook these in a large skillet in two batches, place the pork patties on the grill and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove to a platter and cover with foil for 5 minutes.
  5. Assemble the sliders by placing a few arugula leaves on the bottom half of a slider bun. Top with one of the pork patties then a spoonful of the pineapple salsa.