RECIPIES

Oporto Famous Sandwich - Francesinha

 

  • Time 30 minutes
  • Serves 1

Ingredients

  • Sandwich:
  • 2 slices of white bread
  • 2 slices of smoked ham
  • 4 slices of cheese
  • 1 grilled sausage
  • 1 fried or roasted slice of beef
  • Both the sausage and the beef should be cooked or reheated before assembling the sandwich
  • Sauce:
  • 1 beer
  • 1 cube of chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp concentrated tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup brandy or Port
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • chilli flakes to taste
  • salt (if needed)

How to make it

  • Sauce:
  • Dissolve cornstarch into the milk and add all the ingredients. Blend the liquid mix on a food processor.
  • Put it into a pan over low heat and add the bay leaves . Stir it until it starts to boil. It's ready - reserve.
  • Sandwich:
  • Assemble the sandwich and save 2 slices of cheese.
  • Put the sandwich on a plate and place the 2 slices of cheese on top.
  • Pour the sauce over the sandwich (should be hot, so the cheese melts).

  • Credit: http://www.grouprecipes.com/69715/oporto-famous-sandwich---francesinha.html

 

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