Mini Lemon Pork Sandwiches

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Mini Lemon Pork Sandwiches Mini Lemon Pork Sandwiches Recipe Courtesy of

A bite-sized crowd-pleaser.

Servings: 12 to 15 appetizer servings
Prep Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy

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3   (11-ounce) packages frozen dinner rolls
2 1/2 lbs pork tenderloin
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1-2   cloves garlic, minced
Lemon Tarragon Mayonnaise, recipe follows

Lemon Tarragon Mayonnaise:
1 cup mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon chopped tarragon
1/8 teaspoon salt





Thaw rolls according to package directions.

Rinse tenderloin and pat dry. Combine oil and next 5 ingredients in a large zip-top freezer bag or shallow dish: add tenderloins and seal or cover, and chill at least 4 hours. Remove pork from marinade, discarding marinade.

Place pork on rack of broiler pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake pork at 400 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a thermometer registers 160 degrees F. Let stand 15 minutes.

Reduce oven heat to 350 degrees F. Place rolls in oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.

Cut pork into 1/4-inch thick slices; serve with dinner rolls and Lemon Tarragon Mayonnaise.

Lemon Tarragon Mayonnaise:

Combine all ingredients. Chill.

Show: Paula's Home Cooking/Nov/Dec 2005 issue
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Reader Comments:


These are so good. Loved them. Great on Hawaiian rolls.

By B. McLaughlin on September 18, 2011


This is one of the easiest and tastiest recipes to fix for a crowd! I love the lemon flavor the pork has, and the Lemon Tarragon Mayo is the best with it! Can be prepared ahead of time and served cold too!

By tsbethd on April 29, 2009


Oh my stars ya'll! I made this last weekend for a group of my friends and EVERYONE loved them. I used those Hawaiian Rolls and it gave the sandwiches a smidgen of sweetness...thee BEST adn I am certain to make them again and again!!!

By jzito74 on April 16, 2009

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