Savoury grilled cheese with tomato salad. (Photo, Sian Richards.)
Indulge in a little comfort food tonight with this classic grilled cheese sandwich (with a twist).
, finely chopped
, thinly sliced
1 1/4 cups
, at room temperature
, cut into wedges
HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add bacon. Cook for 2 min, then add sweet onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is brown and soft, 8 to 10 min. Stir in honey and oyster sauce. Cook for 12 min, then remove from heat.
SPREAD onion mixture over 4 slices bread. Sprinkle 1 cup chopped cilantro, then white cheddar over onion. Sandwich with 4 more slices bread. Spread butter on the outside of each sandwich. Wipe pan clean, then return to stove top over medium. Cook sandwiches until bread is golden, 2 to 3 min per side. Cut each sandwich in half diagonally .
WHISK rice vinegar with canola oil and granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Add tomatoes and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro. Toss until coated. Serve alongside grilled cheese sandwiches.