Lunchbreak: Chicken fried pork loin and apricot habanero aioli sandwich

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Jeff Mauro

Pork & Mindy's
1623 N. Milwaukee Ave
(773) 799-8759

Ballpark Fare Goes Gourmet
Saturday, September 23
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The Park At Wrigley
1060 W. Addison

For tickets:

Chicken Fried Pork Loin and Apricot Habanero Aioli Sandwich

Apricot Habanero Aioli

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup Pork & Mindy's apricot habanero sauce


1 1/2 cups flour
2 Tbs Pork & Mindy's pork rub
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp sugar

combine all dry ingredients in mixing bowl and set aside

Egg Wash

1 cup milk
2 eggs

Mix egg and milk together and set aside.

Crispy Pork Loin

(8) 4-5 oz pork loin cutlets

1 qt water
1/2 cup kosher salt
1/4 cup sugar

Mix together until dissolved and brine pork loin for 24 hrs

Add 3 Tbs egg mixture to flour mixture and mix with fingers until little bits form. Place pork in flour and coat, shake off excess flour and add to egg mixture, add back to flour mixture and coat well. Set aside until all are complete. Fry in canola oil, 350 for 3-4 min. Place on griddled brioche bun, top with lettuce, tomato and pickles, spread aioli on top bun(crust to crust) place top bun on sandwich.

Additional events:

Jeff Mauro Meet & Greet

Tuesday, August 15, 11 am-1 pm

Mariano's Harwood Heights

7401 W. Lawrence Ave.


Pork & Mindy's Pop-Up (Tuesday, August 15-Friday, August 18)

CityFront Café

NBC Tower