Are you sure your body is up for this? Because this shooter sandwich will totally blow your mind. Wait…do you even know what a shooter sandwich is? Because if you don’t i will just assume you never used the internet before and that will be the only valid excuse. Let’s recap for a second, the sandwich was invented when a smart cook wanted to make a carry on version of the beef wellington so he could carry it when you go hunting or just on a long trip and need food that will both satisfy you and stay longer. So he hollowed out a loaf of crusty bread and stuffed it with mushrooms, steak, mustard,horseradish and onions. He than closed the lid of the hollowed bread and wrapped it good with paper, the final and most important step is to put a lot of weight on it so it gets squeezed together and leaving it overnight ( you can leave it for a good 3-4 hours too it’s fine enough ).
The result is not just a delicious sandwich with yummy layers of everything you put inside, but also a nice tight bread that won’t fall apart with the first bite, this is the best feature of the shooter sandwich, it is hard enough to eat without getting too dirty and it’s easy to carry around with you. Over the years people got so excited about this sandwich that there are now so many versions of it we can’t name them all. But i will say this, if you put too many ingredients inside, it just wont work, you have to make sure you keep a good level of wet ingredients and meat to level it out and not to over populate it.
OK now that we know what it is, let’s see how to make one, and like the first paragraph of this post says, This sandwich will blow your mind!
OK let’s get started with this beautiful thing shall we?
Cut the bread, hollow it good like the picture below
This is our Flank steak that looks good enough on its own and I’m holding myself not to eat it.
Any good shooter sandwich must have steak in it, you can put big chunks in or slice it up into thinner layers, but you must put meat in it.
Now cut that meat – OMG its so red and juicy from the inside
This is meat porn for sure. This time it’s cut in medium thin layers
Place it inside the bread to make the first layer, for those who love more gravy, you can place mustard before or mayo.
Cheese it really good ( Havarti cheese )
BACON! because BACON and also BACON ON ON
Add some Arugula and sauteed onions so we could say there’s veggies in this
Another layer of the steak because why the hell not
More cheese and some Italian seasoning – why more cheese? DAMN IT CARL! Because CHEESE!
Close the top and put some weight on it, usually an entire encyclopedia should work ( suck it Wiki! ) The amount of time here is different, but a good 3-4 hours is the minimum
After it’s smashed you can put it in the oven for a little bit to heat the whole thing up and so the cheese will melt, but don’t cook it. Just heat it up.
This is how it should look like when it’s done.
Is this heaven? YES IT IS!
Am I dead? Well you’re gonna be if you won’t shut up and let me eat this thing
Sorry….wait for it……..