Interested in switching up the usual method for grilled cheese? Here’s an idea: Spread mayonnaise on the outside of the bread slices and fry in the saucepan!
This is an idea we thought you’d love! First of all, let’s say what’s on everyone’s minds while reading this: We sense that you’re a little suspicious. You’re thinking that frying something in mayo is almost scandalous, right? Well, it’s not! We promise.
Does a grilled cheese fried in mayonnaise sound like sacrilege to you? Try this recipe and test it out for yourself!
Mayonnaise is made from eggs, oil, lemon or vinegar in small quantities, so it has a very important fat component found in a variety of other recipes. In fact, the mayonnaise browned very nicely for a delicious and tasty crust. And that's not all: The same method can even be used to "grill” — or rather fry — slices of bread for a wonderful toasted sandwich with chicken, tomatoes, arugula and cheese.
What do you say? Ready to give it a go?