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Chicken Sandwich



One sandwich I have never gotten around to liking is the chicken salad sandwich. Perhaps it’s because I was introduced to it at a deli counter. The mayonnaise was so plentiful that I could hardly taste the chicken. Since then I’ve stayed away from all chicken salads, and supermarket deli counter foods for that matter.  Still searching for a quick meal last night I decided to attempt to make my own and thereby kill two birds with a single chicken breast: rescue the chicken salad from mayonnaise hell and make a week night meal in time for Anders and I to enjoy a date night (go see the movie Unstoppable).  Both were handily accomplished.

Chicken Salad Sandwich
Chicken Salad Sandwich

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Warm Liver Patê Sandwich With Danish Bacon, Fried Onions, Sweet Pickles and Beets

Unlike many of my American friends who were tormented by liver as children, I actually do like liver. Well, I do if either my mother or I made the dish. Oh… and I shouldn’t forget that liver breakfast served by the Pegasus hotel in Jamaica. At least, they used to when I frequented that place about 10 years ago. Liver just happens to be one of those dishes that can so easily cross the very thin line between sumptuous and sickening, light and leathery.  This is especially true of cow’s liver, which I have been unfortunate enough to dive it only to find myself masticating like a cow!  For that reason, I prefer to eat liver only from people whose cooking abilities I can entrust my liver eating palate only to – those who have consistently demonstrated the ability to respect that line of demarcation.  Until I discovered liver pate, I thought that was a realm occupied only by myself and the chef at Pegasus. Liver pate is one of those dishes that are remarkably forgiving of overcooking.  I’ve never made liver pate myself but have been happily eating it since Anders introduced me to it on my first trip to Denmark a few years back. It is the key part of one of his favorite smørrebrød items.

Liver Pate Sandwich
Liver Pate Sandwich

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Chicken Salad Sandwich On Sourdough Bread With Anis Tomato Sauce, Fried Onions And Pepitas Seeds

Leftover chicken is fantastic. Carefully pick all the little pieces of meat off, and make yourself a nice chicken salad. It’s very easy and simple, and we quite frankly look forward to the day after the roast as much as the roast itself. We have fallen in love with pepitas seeds (aka pumpkin seeds): These seeds are fantastic on sandwiches, as they provide some ‘crunch’ and taste great on top. We find them to be very under-utilized and the next experiment will be to try them on pizzas. We already know they work wonders on Lavash crackers. Posting this recipe makes us long to have a kitchen again, as currently everything we have is torn out and dumped. Over the next four weeks, we hope our fantastic contractor will be done building it back up, with lovely Calacutta marble counter tops and custom cabinets. Ahhh dreams…

Chicken Salad Sandwich On SourDough With Anis Tomato Sauce, Fried Onions And Pepitos Seeds
Chicken Salad Sandwich On SourDough With Anis Tomato Sauce, Fried Onions And Pepitos Seeds

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Potato Sandwich With Mayonnaise, Italian Salsa Verde, Fried Onion And Grape Tomato

One of the best things you can do with potatoes is to make potato sandwiches. Simply boil the potatoes, let them cool, and get creative. Since potatoes a very subtle taste, this is a great opportunity to bring out your best toppings. A really good mayonnaise always complements potatoes  nicely, and the fried onions brings a little crunch to the party. This is a classic Danish open faced sandwich (in Denmark they call it Smørrebrød), which any kid that goes to school can tell you.

Potato Sandwich With Mayonnaise, Pesto, Fried Onion And Grape Tomato
Potato Sandwich With Mayonnaise, Pesto, Fried Onion And Grape Tomato

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Sandwich Recipe: “The Grey Lady” – Truffle Pâté On Dark Rye Bread With Ducks Fat, Roasted Garlic And Topped With Onions and Olive Oil

The most common sandwich in Denmark is probably the liver pâté Sandwich. Every school kid knows it, and often hates it due to the sometimes bare-bones minimum effort put into making it. This sandwich here we call “The Grey Lady”, and it’s a play on the traditional liver pâté ‘blah’ version – A serious upgrade if you will. It is not the most attractive sandwich, but it taste awesome.  One last upgrade we could still add is using goose liver pate, but we couldn’t find any locally so that will have to wait.

The Grey Lady: Truffel Pate on Dark Rye Bread with Ducks Fat, Topped With Onions and Olive Oil
The Grey Lady: Truffle Pate on Dark Rye Bread with Ducks Fat, Topped With Onions and Olive Oil

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Roast Beef Sandwich with Scrambled Eggs and Tomato Relish

Admittingly, I never envisioned adding scrambled eggs to roast beef.  It just seems wrong, but scrambled eggs were being made for dinner and so I thought, “Why not”.   You can call this the serendipitous sandwich because lo and behold, it actually turned out quite tasty.  For a little extra crunch, I added onions (both fried and raw, sliced).   Another serendipitous discovery was just how good tomato relish was on this – it went suprisingly well with the eggs and roast beef.

Roast beef panini sandwich with scrambled eggs and tomato relish and onions
Roast beef ciabatta sandwich with scrambled eggs, tomato relish and onions

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