Salmon Melt - Monte Cristo Style

Salmon Melt - Monte Cristo Style Recipe

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Karen Feinen


Use my recipe or your own favorite recipe for salmon salad, adding grated cheese right in with salad for a luscious melt. You can also substitute tuna for the salmon if you wish and replace the swiss cheese with any other that you'd like. Very versatile. Experiment!


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2 - 3
15 Min
5 Min
Pan Fry


  • 6 slice
    sour dough bread

  • 1 can(s)
    (10 oz) salmon, drained well
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, finely diced
  • 1/4 c
    onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp
    dill, dried
  • 1 tsp
    capers, drained
  • 1 tsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    light mayonnaise
  • 1/8 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    swiss cheese, grated

  • 3
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/8 tsp
  • ·
    olive oil and butter for frying

How to Make Salmon Melt - Monte Cristo Style


  1. Combine all ingredients for Salmon Salad.
  2. Spread 1/3 of the Salmon Salad on one slice of bread and top with a second slice of bread. Cut sandwich in half diagonally to make 2 triangles. Secure with toothpicks. Repeat with remaining bread and Salmon Salad.
  3. Heat olive olive oil and butter in frying pan or skillet on medium.
  4. Beat eggs, milk and salt together. Dip sandwich halves into the egg mixture and immediately fry. Brown on all sides, adding oil or butter to pan as needed. Serve immediately.

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About Salmon Melt - Monte Cristo Style

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

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