Ingredient

Big Kahuna Egg n’ Cheese

This bacon, egg and cheese takes a turn for the Polynesian with the addition of grilled pineapple and our homemade teriyaki sauce. Candied bacon and pan-seared Canadian bacon make this sandwich a meat-lover’s tropical paradise.

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Ingredients

1 Toasted Kaiser Roll
2 Slices Canadian Bacon
1 Pineapple Ring
2 Whole Eggs
1 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter
0.25 Cup Milk
1 Slice American Cheese
Dollop of mayonnaise
0.5 Cup Loose Brown Sugar
Cayenne Pepper
Salt
Pepper

Method

  • Cook the candied bacon: Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lay several pieces of bacon flat on a high-sided baking pan. Sprinkle the brown sugar and cayenne pepper to taste over the bacon. Cook in the oven until crispy—about 10-20 minutes depending on how crispy you want the bacon. Remove from the oven and drain the bacon on a plate layered with paper towels.
  • Cook the pineapple: Heat a frying pan (preferably cast-iron) until smoking. Drop the pineapple slice onto the pan and cook until blackened on both sides. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Cook the Canadian bacon: Pan-sear the Canadian bacon in the pan used to cook the pineapple. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Make the scrambled eggs: Whisk the eggs and milk together in a bowl. Melt butter in a sauté pan and heat until foaming. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and stir with a spatula until cooked through. Remove the eggs from the heat and reserve on the side. Season with salt and pepper
  • Prepare the sandwich: Turn the oven to 200ºF. Spread a dollop of teriyaki sauce on both sides of the toasted roll, followed by mayonnaise. Layer the eggs, Canadian bacon, candied bacon and pineapple ring onto the roll, then top with a slice of American cheese. Warm the sandwich in the oven until the cheese just starts to melt—about 3 minutes. Serve.
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