Grilled Beef Sandwich with Onion Jam

Grilled Beef Sandwich with Onion Jam

This is no ordinary “kiddie” grilled cheese sandwich. No, m’am. Crispy ciabatta, gooey cheese, and delicious caramelized onions!

Doesn’t that sound like a heavenly sandwich? When I look to make a sandwich to wow my friends and family this sandwich is a definite crowd pleaser!

Additional Info

  • Ingredients
    2 tspSCS ® Spreadable Butter
    2 slicesSCS ® Black Pepper Cheese Slices
    1Beef Strip Loin (about 120gm)
    1Ripe Tomato
    1Ciabatta Loaf
    1Large Onion (thinly sliced)
    1 tbspGOURMET Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1 tspGarlic (chopped)
    1 tspDried Thyme
    Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Directions
    1. Prepare the onion jam first. In a frying pan, add the oil, onions and dried thyme, cooking gently over low heat. Stir frequently to prevent burning. If the pan gets too dry, add in 1 tbsp of water whenever necessary.
    2. When the onions turn a rich brown colour, add in the garlic and cook until fragrant. Season to taste.
    3. Pan-sear the beef until it achieve desired doneness.
    4. Slice the ciabatta in half lengthwise.
    5. Spread the ciabatta with the spreadable butter and assemble the sandwich. Spread a layer of the onion jam first, followed by the tomato, beef, and cheese.
    6. Cover with the top of the ciabatta. Toast in a sandwich press. 


    If you do not have a sandwich press use a non-stick pan heated on medium heat. Just place the sandwich in the pan and press down flat until the crust is crispy. Turn and toast the other side.

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  • About SCS

    SCS is one of the most endeared and beloved household brands in Singapore and Malaysia.


    The velvety, rich, buttery and familiar taste of SCS Butter has been savoured by families since 1905! SCS Butter is 100% pure creamery butter.


    SCS unwavering promise to consistently deliver only the best product quality even after a century, is the key reason why it remains the most sought after butter brand for top chefs and bakers alike not just in Singapore, but in Malaysia too.


    With the very same goodness of premium quality dairy products, consumers can also enjoy the SCS range of premium quality products such as SCS Spreadable Butter, SCS Portion Butter, SCS Cheese Slices and SCS Cream Cheese.