Open Faced Tuna Melt with Deep Fried Onion Straws

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Love these sandwiches. I like to make a sauce of miracle whip, ketchup, and Cajun seasoning to add to the top over the onions taste like Outback blooming onion.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

TUNA MELTS

4 small
cans tuna drained well or 2 large
1 medium
onion diced
2 Tbsp
dill or sweet relish
1/2 c
real mayonnaise
2 Tbsp
creme fraiche or sour cream
salt and pepper
3
arnold sandwich thins divided
2 Tbsp
soft butter
6 slice
swiss cheese

DEEP FRIED ONION STRAWS

1 large
sweet onion thinly sliced
1 /2 c
buttermilk
2 c
flour
1 tsp
each salt, garlic powder, paprika, pepper, and cajun seasoning
oil for deep frying

Step-By-Step

1drain the tuna well and mix with the next 5 ingredients. Set aside.
2Lay the thin sandwich bread out on baking sheet and butter each one. Should have 6 buttered pieces.
3Set oven to broil and pop the bread in and toast them to golden watching carefully so they don't burn.
4Change oven to bake and set at 350 degrees.
5Top each bread with tuna. Lay a slice of swiss cheese over top. Place in oven for 10 to 15 minutes until hot and cheese is bubbly.
6Meanwhile bring oil to 350 degrees. Mix the flour with the spices. Dredge the onions in the flour shaking off excess. Dredge in buttermilk then back into flour.
7Deep fry until golden. Drain on paper towels.
8Top the tuna melts with the onion straws and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American