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Brawn and Onion Sandwich

I have had some beef brawn in the freezer for quite a while and to be honest I’d gotten tired of the usual brawn sandwich. A few Fridays ago, I woke up pretty psyched to make breakfast and all I had was some bread, honey, the brawn and onions. After posting the end result on Facebook and Instagram I received several requests on how I made it. A lady even chatted me up on whatsapp regarding the recipe :-) . Naturally I had to make the sandwich again.

The sandwich is pretty easy to make and doesn’t take much time. Normally the beef brawn comes ready to eat, it’s just that I decided on heating it up a little bit. For this recipe I highly recommend you use sweet bread in order to get the perfect contrasts of both sweet and savoury.

Ingredients:

4 slices of bread – I used brown bread

4 slices beef brawn cut into bite size pieces

1 medium sized onion cut into half moon slices

Honey

Cheese – I used cheddar

Oil for frying

Serves 2

In a pan heat about half a tablespoon of vegetable oil and then add in the onions.

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The onions should cook down until translucent.

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Now add in the brawn. You just want it to get some heat.

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In the meantime spread some honey on two slices of the bread.

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Remove the brawn and onion from the heat.

Now to assemble the sandwich.

On each honey spread slice pile on the brawn and onion mixture.

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Now grate over the cheese.

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Cover with the other slice of bread, cut the sandwich diagonally, serve and enjoy.

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The combination of sweet and savoury was perfect, the taste was slightly different from the first time since I used brown bread.

Kudos to whoever said we should take breakfast as Kings.

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leotunapika

A girl with a passion for cooking and discovering new recipes.

20 Comments

  1. As always, makes me salivate just by reading. Definitely stocking up on some brawn.
    Ain’t i blessed to know a gourmet chef in the making. Always love the simplicity of the meals.

  2. found a good breakfast recipie for my family.
    may i suggest yuo have a small section with handy printables(like pioneer woman) it makes it quite easy to print and try recipies at home otherwise, kudos

    1. Hey Beth? I see you are also a fan of the pioneer woman like I am. I have recently incorporated the printable recipes, however I’m yet to do that with my earlier posts. I’ll work on doing that.

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