15 Meals That Are Better As A Sandwich

Great chefs don’t only make great food, they also rethink the way you look at traditional food. Like turning conventional meals into innovative sandwiches! See how culinary risk takers innovate your favorite meals on Knife Fight, Tuesdays at 9|8c on Esquire Network!


1. Foie Gras

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Served on a a toasted English muffin with bacon, a fried egg, and maple mustard.

2. Sausage and Eggs

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Simple: one poached egg, one sausage patty.

3. Nutella French Toast

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Warm Nutella spread between two slices of French toast and topped with fresh strawberries.

4. Spinach Frittata

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Spanish-style spinach frittata, melted cheese, and tomato on a hamburger bun.


5. Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Deconstructed on a soft bun with pickled slaw and chipotle mayo.

6. Steakhouse Kale Salad

Thinly sliced steak and fresh kale topped with bacon and a fried egg in this masterpiece housed in a toasted bun.

7. Oysters

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Fried oysters on a toasted hero with a jalapeño aioli and a pickle slaw.


8. Chicken and Waffles

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Fried chicken, mixed greens, and a maple glaze sandwiched between two fresh waffles.

9. Sushi

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Salmon and avocado sushi bookended by rice, sesame, and seaweed.

10. Thanksgiving Dinner

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Any and all leftovers between two crispy slices of bread.

11. Chicken Katsu

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Chicken katsu breast and sweet potato fries on a bed of greens and carrot laces sandwiched in a soft bun.

12. Eggplant and Chicken Parm

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Crispy chicken, oven-baked eggplant, and parmesan cheese. Why choose between a meat and vegetarian option when you can have both in one bun?


13. Donuts

Fresh sugar cinnamon donuts serve as the perfect container for both vanilla ice cream and cream cheese frosting.

14. Matcha Green Tea

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Matcha green tea ice cream sandwiched between pizzelles.

15. And Cupcakes!

Did you know you were eating them wrong all along? Gone are the days of eating all your frosting on the first bite!

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