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This surprisingly easy-to-make midwest pork tenderloin sandwich is succulent, tender and super crispy due to the buttermilk soak, breading and quick frying.

Jump to Recipe My partner AJ was born, raised and went to school in Indiana. And as such, he is QUITE particular about his fried pork tenderloin sandwiches. And though you can find the pork tenderloin sandwich in Iowa, southern Illinois and other parts of the Midwest, for me the sandwich is strictly an indigenous Hoosier dish. I’ve share various version of fried meat on this blog (my easy fried chicken, my Taiwanese popcorn chicken and my Japanese karaage) but I haven’t shared what my partner dubbed “the best pork tenderloin sandwich I’ve ever had.” High praise from AJ! What is a Pork tenderloin sandwich? Otherwise know by the old school set as a “pork fritter sandwich”, the breaded pork...

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Back in the late 1970's when I was a very young Bride with two small children we lived in Calgary, Alberta for a while, and the later on near Edmonton in a small town called Stony Plain.  We were friends with a lovely family, the McNevins.  Their son had been a soldier in my ex husband's Infantry Platoon, having gone through basic training together.    These people were the salt of the earth and so very kind to me.  I was thousands of miles away from my own family, with little or no support, with a husband who was often away and they kind of took me under their wing.  We often spent weekends with them and their family.   ...

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