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Grilled cheese


Grilled cheese
This is the classic American pan-fried sandwich, the "grilled cheese".

The French have their own, slightly different speciality: croque-monsieur.
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Last modified on: June 8th 2016

For 4 Grilleds cheese, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
13 min.8 min.21 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten immediately.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Grate 150 g cheese (Cheddar here) and 150 g mozzarella.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Lay 8 slices Sandwich bread out on the worktop and use a brush to coat one side of each slice with the melted 60 g butter.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
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Turn one slice of bread buttered side downwards and cover with grated cheese...

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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... then sit the other slice of bread on top, buttered side outwards.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Put the sandwiches into a hot frying pan...

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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...and brown on both sides.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Turn down the heat, cover the frying pan and leave for 2 or 3 minutes to melt the cheese in the middle.

Stage 8
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These fried sandwiches are tradionally served cut into triangles and fried to brown the edges as well (but this is not essential.

Stage 9
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Serve piping hot, crusty on the outside and melting in the middle.

Remarks

For the cheeses, the ideal combination is Cheddar with mozzarella, but you can try any other combination - be adventurous!

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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