Monte Cristo Sandwich

Penny R

By
@dixie_tn1

There are many imitations out there, but if it's not deep fried, it's not a Monte Cristo. :)


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Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

SANDWICH

6 slice
cooked turkey
6 slice
swiss cheese
6 slice
cooked ham
6 slice
american cheese
18 slice
white bread

BATTER

1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/3 c
water
1
large egg, beaten
oil for deep frying
powdered sugar
jelly, strawberry or raspberry

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Assemble sandwiches in this order: bread, turkey, Swiss cheese, bread, ham, American cheese, bread; cut in half diagonally.

Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together to blend well. Add water to the egg and add to the flour mixture, mixing well. Dip each sandwich half into the batter and deep-fry (oil must cover the sandwich) in oil pre-heated to 360 degrees until golden brown.

Remove from oil to paper towels. Sprinkle with the powdered sugar. Serve with warm or room temperature jelly for dipping, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pork, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American