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Montecristo Sandwich ❤️ Of course I had to add the Nadia flair… So let’s make it using Boar’s Heads New FireSmith Flame Grilled Chicken that actually tastes like it was grilled but you can get it at the deli!

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Why You’ll Love Montecristo Sandwich

This sandwich is sooo good. It’s cheesy, crispy, and smokey 😉 This is very easy to make, and perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

Montecristo Sandwich

How To Prepare Montecristo Sandwich

🍳 First, whisk your egg with the cream.

🧀 Secondly, spread mayo on one slice of bread and add salsa Macha. Then, add the chicken and shredded gruyere.

🍞 Then, spread mustard on the other slice and top with the smoked gruyere.

🥪 Press your sandwich together pretty tightly.

🧈 Then, preheat a pan for 2 minutes and add 1 tbsp butter per sandwich.

🥚 Quickly pass the sandwich through the egg wash.

🔥 Then, on medium low heat toast the sandwich on both sides until golden.

🌶 Lastly, enjoy with cherry peppers and pickles.

Substitutions and Variations

  1. You can use any cheese of your choice instead of gruyere.
  2. You can use ham, turkey or both instead of chicken.
  3. If you aren’t a fan of spicy, you can take the salsa macha out.
  4. You can use chili crisp instead of salsa macha.
Montecristo Sandwich

Chef Nadia’s Tip

Make sure you press the sandwich together pretty tightly, so it doesn’t fall apart when you put it through the egg wash.

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Common Questions

Can I use a different cheese?

Yes of course! You can use any cheese of your choice.

What gruyere do you use?

For this recipe I used Boar’s Head smoked gruyere, but I also use Emmi Gruyere.

What can I use instead of chicken?

You can use ham, turkey or both!

What salsa macha do you use?

I make my own, but you can use chili crisp instead.

Montecristo Sandwich

By Nadia Aidi
Prep 5 minutes
Cook 10 minutes
Total 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Montecristo Sandwich ❤️ with a twist… So let’s make it using Boar’s Heads New FireSmith Flame Grilled Chicken that actually tastes like it was grilled but you can get it at the deli!

Ingredients 

  • 4 slices bread of choice
  • 6 slices Grilled Chicken, Boar’s Head FireSmith Flame
  • 4 slices smoked gruyere, thick slices
  • Gruyere, shredded
  • Mayonnaise, to taste
  • Mustard, to taste
  • Salsa macha , to taste, optional
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp cream
  • 2 tbsp butter

Directions 

  • First, whisk your egg with the cream.
  • Secondly, spread mayo on one slice of bread and add salsa Macha. Then, add the chicken and shredded gruyere.
  • Then, spread mustard on the other slice and top with the smoked gruyere.
  • Press your sandwich together pretty tightly.
  • Then, preheat a pan for 2 minutes and add 1 tbsp butter per sandwich.
  • Quickly pass the sandwich through the egg wash.
  • Then, on medium low heat toast the sandwich on both sides until golden.
  • Lastly, enjoy with cherry peppers and pickles.

Nutrition

Calories: 1157kcal, Carbohydrates: 55g, Protein: 59g, Fat: 78g, Saturated Fat: 43g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g, Monounsaturated Fat: 23g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 532mg, Sodium: 1643mg, Potassium: 405mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 2462IU, Vitamin C: 0.3mg, Calcium: 1338mg, Iron: 6mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, French

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