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Bennigan's Monte Cristo Sandwich


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  • Sandwich
  • 9 slices whole wheat bread
  • 3 slices cooked turkey
  • 3 slices cooked ham
  • 3 slices American cheese
  • 3 slices swiss cheese
  • Batter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 -1 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • vegetable oil (for deep frying)


Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 10mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Place turkey and Swiss cheese on one slice of bread and ham and American cheese on another slice of bread.

Place third slice in-between and secure the triple-decker sandwich in the corners with tooth picks.

Place egg in mixing bowl, add water and beat together.

Add salt, sugar, flour, and baking powder.

Beat batter until smooth.

Dip sandwich in batter and carefully cover all the sides and surface.

Carefully place in hot oil and fry until golden.

When sandwich has turned a warm gold color remove from hot oil and place on paper towel.

Let cool for a few minutes before removing the tooth picks.

Before serving slice into fourths and sprinkle.

with powder sugar.

Serve with Raspberry jam.


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