Grill A Pressed Sandwich Without A Sandwich Press

A nice hot-pressed sandwich is delicious but unless you're running a deli out of your kitchen it's likely you don't keep a sandwich press on hand. This clever work-around helps you grill-press your sandwich without a sandwich press.

Over at the food-centric blog TheKitchn they share a simple kitchen-hack for making grill-pressed sandwiches without a dedicated sandwich press. You'll need two cast iron skillets, some non-stick spray and a tea kettle full of water to weigh down the second skillet. Heat both skillets to the proper temperature and drop your sandwich in the larger one. Place the smaller skillet on top, weighted down by the kettle. Cook until the sandwich is as crispy/melted as you desire and serve.

Check out the link below for the finer points of the process and other great kitchen centered tips and tricks. Have a favourite kitchen hack of your own to share? Let's hear about it in the comments.

How To Make A Pressed Sandwich: Without A Sandwich Press! [The Kitchn]


    what a dumbass way to do the same thing you could do with a pan and a spatula.

      Exactly, a sandwich press is cheap to buy too.

        I agree. I paid $20 for my sandwich press, but I usually just make them in the pan with a spatula because its easier to clean.

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