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The Porker

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Difficult
  • Prep time
    › 35 min
  • Cook time
    › 3 min
  • Serves
    › 4 burgers



2 pounds pork butt

2 tablespoons Brown Sugar Rub, recipe follows

8 ounces sliced smoked Cheddar

2 hot link sausages (we make ours in house but you can use any spicy store-bought sausage)

4 hamburger buns

4 tablespoons South Carolina Mayo, recipe follows

1/2 cup pickled chiles

8 ounces Maple Bacon, recipe follows

Hand-cut fries, potato salad or chips, for serving

Brown Sugar Rub:

1 tablespoon brown sugar

2 teaspoons chili powder

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 teaspoon granulated garlic

1 teaspoon granulated onion

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

South Carolina Mayo:

1/2 cup yellow mustard

2 fluid ounces cider vinegar

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 1/2 cups mayonnaise

Maple Bacon:

2 tablespoons kosher salt

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon pink salt (optional, only necessary if smoking the bacon)

2 pounds skinless pork belly

2 tablespoons Michigan maple syrup (or your favorite real maple syrup)


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