"Slices of ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese are layered between soft slices of bread, then deep fried with a crispy crust of panko bread crumbs in this updated version of a classic hot sandwich." — Kikkoman
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sandwich bread, crusts removed
cooked deli ham
eggs, beaten well
Kikkoman Panko Bread Crumbs
Vegetable oil for deep-frying
Confectioners' sugar for dusting, if desired
I skipped the extra layer of bread in the middle only because I'm low on bread until grocery day. I just layered the meat and cheese like I would any other sandwich. I added a little Frank's Hot Sauce to the egg wash and fried these in a little butter in the cast iron skillet. Frying them in the cast iron skillet gave it a wonderful crust. To say that my family liked these would be an understatement. My littlest can't stop talking about it.
Wow, this is a real departure from the classic and way too heavy on the bread and breading, if you ask me. I think I'll stick with the original, thanks!
I leave the crust on the bread. Also, I only use turkey if I happen to have it. I also put just a little bit of dijon mustard on the bread. These turn out really good and very crunchy!
very good, but very time consuming IMO
Made this for my family and discovered it was a huge hit for all ages!! Thanks so much for an easy and extremely tasty dinner!
my boyfriend and i made this sandwich! so good! and so filling! so crispy, the panko crumbs were perfect change to this delicious sandwich!! was a little hard to batter but i think that was user disfunction... :) definately would make this again!! we served it with strawberry jam on the edges
These were tasty but very greasy. I only made 1 layer of sandwich & cut into 4ths, they were very filling & we could only eat 2-3 squares each(although we did have green beans & grapes on the side to make it a little healthier :D) I loved the crunch but even though I drained them on paper towels we all kind felt nauseated after eating them-probably because we aren't used to eating so much grease. But give this recipe a try if you like deep fried. If I made these again I would try just pan frying them lightly instead of frying in grease.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 829
** Calories from Fat: 265
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This is a cut above your everyday chicken sandwich. So satisfying to bite into!