Sandwiches & Wraps

Chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

From the moment he saw the recipe and visual guide for making a cowboy’s second favorite sandwich, Speedy was sure he would make some. And so, he did. Last Sunday — Daddy’s turn to cook day.

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Chicken thigh fillets topped with crisp bacon topped with gooey melted cheese, and stuffed in mustard-smothered hamburger buns.

Serves 6 to 12; one to two sandwiches per person.

Ingredients:

12 chicken thigh fillets
500 g. of belly bacon
12 slices of cheese (twice as much if cheese slices are small)
juice of one lemon
salt
pepper

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Using a mallet or a rolling pin, flatten the chicken thigh fillets to about a quarter of an inch thick.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Season with the lemon juice, salt and pepper.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Let rest while you cook the bacon.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Separate the belly bacon slices.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Fry in a non-stick pan (you may have to add a little oil if not using a non-stick pan) until browned and crisp.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Drain the browned bacon on paper towels.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Pour off the bacon fat until only about two tablespoonfuls remain. Fry the chicken thigh fillets in batches.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Turn the chicken over halfway through cooking time to brown both sides evenly.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

When the chicken is almost done, top with a few slices of bacon.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Lay a slice or two of cheese on top of the bacon.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Cover the pan to allow the cheese to melt.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

So, that’s how your sandwich filling looks.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Squeeze some mustard on the bottom half of a bun.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Place a bacon and cheese topped chicken fillet on the bread.

casaveneracion.com How to make chicken, bacon and cheese sandwich

Cover with the top half of the bun and start biting into the sandwich. :)

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