|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|14 min.||11 min.||25 min.|
Fry the ham
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan on high heat.
When really hot, fry the slices of ham on both sides, in batches if necessary.
Dip the bread
Prepare the slices of bread by removing the crust, if you prefer, then lay them out in pairs, so that you have top and bottom slices side by side.
|3||Mix 2 eggs and 30 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper with a whisk.||2 min.|
|4||Pour the beaten egg-cream mixture into a plate or shallow dish.||1 min.|
|5||Dip the bottom slice briefly into the mixture...||2 min.|
|6||... then lay it dipped side downwards.
Place a slice of ham and your chosen cheese on top.
|7||Dip another slice into the egg-cream mixture and lay on top of the croque, dipped side upwards.
Make all the croque sandwiches like this, lying them on a baking sheet or chopping board as you go.
Fry the croque-monsieur
Pour 4 tablespoons oil into the same frying pan as you used for the ham, on medium heat.
When really hot, fry the croque-monsieur for about 3 minutes on each side...
|9||...until nicely browned.
Serve hot with a green salad on the side.
For 4 croques : 3.38 €
Per croque : 0.85 €
|Cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Kérinou slices, Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , Potato wallets, Pork Chops with Rosemary, Winemaker's toast, ... [All]|
|Liquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, Smoked eggs, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Cod loin with saffron, ... [All]|
|Bread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caesar salad, Pan con tomate, Bread with Tomato , Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinach, Montbenoit's canapés, ... [All]|
|Ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Ham "friand" pie, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), Mushroom buckwheat pancakes, Croque-monsieur, Involtinis, ... [All]|
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