Redneck Panini Southern Fellow

Redneck Panini

This recipe was done for our interview with country music artist Adam Craig. Being a country boy BBQ is always on his mind. So we made a twist on a pulled pork sandwich we like to call it the “Redneck Panini”. It is like a mullet haircut. It is a little seriousness, followed by a whole lot of party. This is great to have anytime, but it is a fun way to transform leftover BBQ into something new. Try this sandwich.  You are going to love it. Also check out our interview with Adam Craig by clicking here.

Redneck Panini

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time3 minutes
Total Time23 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 sandwiches


  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 lb smoked pulled pork
  • 1/2 family bbq sauce recipe in notes
  • 4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 12 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cowboy candy recipe in notes
  • 4 tbsps butter
  • bourbon pickles garnish


  • preheat a sandwich press. This can also be done in a pan. If using a pan do not heat until sandwiches are ready.
  • Lay out 4 slices of the bread. Add 1/4 pound of pulled pork to each slice.
  • Coat the pork with the our family BBQ sauce.
  • Add 3 pieces of bacon to each sandwich. After the bacon top with cheese and the the cowboy candy.
  • Top with the remaining 4 slices of bread.
  • Carefully flip each sandwich over and butter the bottom. Then flip the buttered side on the sandwich press. Butter the top portion of the sandwich.
  • Close the press and make sure the top part of the press is flat on the sandwich. If using a pan treat the sandwich like a grilled cheese. However, lower the temp a bit. It will take longer to cook.
  • In the sandwich press cook for 2-3 minutes. The sandwich should be nicely browned and the cheese should be starting to melt.
  • Slice each sandwich in half and garnish with bourbon flavored pickles.


Click here for our family BBQ sauce recipe.
Click here for our Cowboy Candy recipe.

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