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“The Frenchee (sandwich) hails from the great state of Nebraska. First created by King's Food Host Restaurant which is no longer in business. Here is an artery-cloggin' version that my dad loves and makes when my mom isn't looking.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large shallow bowl, stir together the flour and salt.
  2. Mix together the egg and milk in a glass measuring cup.
  3. Gradually add the egg/milk mixture to the flour mixture, whisking until the batter is smooth; set aside.
  4. Spread 4 slices of bread lightly with mayonnaise and mustard, if desired.
  5. Top each piece of bread with a slice of American cheese and a slice of Swiss or Monterey Jack cheese.
  6. Cover each with a second slice and bread and lightly press the sandwiches together.
  7. In a deep 12-inch fry pan (dad uses a deep electric fry pan), heat oil or shortening of 1 inch deep to 350°F.
  8. Put the crushed cornflakes in a pie plate.
  9. Dip a sandwich in the batter to lightly, but completely cover, the dip sandwich in the cornflake crumbs; repeat with another sandwich.
  10. Carefully add both sandwiches to the hot oil; Fry until golden on one side; carefully turn and fry until golden on the other side.
  11. Remove sandwiches to a paper towel lined plate; dip, coat, and fry the remaining two sandwiches.
  12. Cut sandwiches into quarters and eat dipped in ketchup if desired.

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