This mashup between the classic Cuban sandwich and the monte cristo is fabulous. Ham, pulled pork, swiss cheese, and pickles are sandwiched between French-toast-batter-soaked-bread, spread with tangy Dijon mustard, and drizzled with garlicky honey.
Ingredients: For the batter
Ingredients: For the sandwich
Ingredients: For the garlic honey sauce and garnish
- In a large bowl, whisk together batter ingredients until combined. Keep chilled until ready to cook.
- Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat. Dip bread slices into batter, and place on griddle. Cook one side until golden, flip, and spread with Dijon. Top with ham, pork, Swiss, and pickles. Top with other bread slice, and continue to cook until golden-brown. Repeat for remaining bread slices.
- In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together honey, hot sauce, and garlic until blended.
- Drizzle sandwiches with garlic honey, and sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.