Lately we have been making Jaffles quite a lot. Once we take the maker out we use it, but once it gets put away in the cupboard, we forget about for a few months!
It makes a toasted sandwich a little bit special and allows you use some interesting ingredients. Most often we have bacon and egg or classic ham and cheese, but the other day I used left over grilled chicken, sweet potato mash, a few green bean beans and some cheese -left over chicken dinner jaffle, pretty yummy!
It seems jaffles are getting trendy, I saw a segment on the TV show (Everyday Gourmet, Channel 10 in Australia), that featured an owner of a jaffle food truck in Sydney (Jafe Jaffles), he made a sweet jaffle using pastry and then a poached chicken, almond and basil Jaffle,which has inspired the following:
Ingredients for 2 Jaffles
quarter of finely diced red onion
about 8 pecans coarsely chopped
1 breast of a roasted chicken (or poached)
1 – 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley (or herb of your choice)
1 tbsp of good whole egg mayonnaise
4 slices of bread of your choice
butter or fat of your choice
- Turn on Breville.
- Combine onion, pecans, chicken parsley and mayonnaise in a bowl, season.
- Butter all slices of bread on one side.
- When Breville is ready, place bread buttered side down, evenly spread chicken mixture over bread and top with remaining slices.
- Close Breville and toast until done!
It was a yummy sandwich, better than cheese and ham. You could go without the butter, but it creates a nice brown crust on the outside of the sandwich.