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Monte Cristo Sandwich Blue Bayou

Recipe from: The Recipe Circus
Servings: 4 sandwiches

Currant Jelly Sauce
⅔ cup currant jelly
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon half and half

Combine jelly, water and half and half in blender and mix until smooth. Makes about ¾ cup.

Batter
⅔ cup water
1 small egg
½ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon white pepper
few drops yellow food coloring
⅔ cup all-purpose flour
1 ¾ teaspoon baking powder

Place water, egg, salt, pepper and food coloring in a bowl and using an electric mixer, mix well at low speed. Add flour and baking powder and mix until batter is smooth. Chill. Makes enough for 4 sandwiches.

Sandwiches
8 slices white bread
4 slices turkey (1 ounce. each)
4 slices Swiss cheese
4 slices Pullman ham

Make 4 sandwiches, putting cheese between hand and turkey. Cut into fourths and put a toothpick through each quarter.

Final Preparation
soybean or vegetable oil for frying
Confectioners' sugar
currant jelly sauce

Heat about 6-inches of oil to 340°F in a fryer. Dip sandwiches in batter to cover all surfaces. Deep fry sandwiches until golden brown, turning as needed. Remove from oil, take out toothpicks, sprinkle sandwiches with confectioners' sugar. Serve with currant jelly sauce.


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