Bacon Jam & cheese toasties
Try Eskorts Bacon Jam & cheese toasties recipe. Sugar and spice make all things nice. Your mornings will never be the same again after tasting this lip-smacking combination of sweet and savoury bacon jam, complemented by four types of cheese for the ultimate gourmet sandwich.
- 500 g Eskort Bacon Cutts
- 2 onions, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 green chilli, finely chopped
- 45 ml fresh thyme
- 125 ml Muscovado sugar
- 125 ml golden syrup
- 65 ml brandy
- olive oil for frying
- 6 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
- 8 slices sourdough bread
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 3 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
- 3/4 cup grated sharp white cheddar cheese
- 3/4 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
- 2 portions of Brie cheese, rind removed and sliced
- Micro herbs
FRY the onions, garlic, chili, and thyme in olive oil together in a pan over medium heat until soft and golden brown.
INCREASE the heat to high and add the bacon.
FRY the bacon until crispy, reduce the heat to very low, add the sugar and syrup and stir the jam until the sugar is dissolved.
SIMMER for 20 – 30 minutes, add the brandy and simmer for another 5 minutes.
PLACE the hot jam in a sterilised jar and set aside to cool.
SPREAD 3 tablespoons butter on 1 side of bread slices. Toast bread, butter side down, in a large skillet over medium-low heat until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
MIX together mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, onion powder and remaining 3 tablespoons butter together in a bowl
IN ANOTHER bowl, combine grated cheddar and and Gruyere.
TOP toasted side of 4 bread slices with sliced Brie. Sprinkle cheddar cheese mixture evenly over Brie as well as a few dollops of bacon jam. Top with remaining bread slices, toasted side facing inward. Spread mayonnaise mixture on the outsides of each sandwich. Place in same skillet, and cook until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted, 5-6 minutes on each side. Serve immediately
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