If you’re craving a mouthwatering blend of Indian flavors and comfort food, look no further than the Chicken Curry Melt. This delicious fusion dish combines the aromatic spices of Indian curry with the gooey goodness of melted cheese, all tucked between two slices of toasted bread.
In this article, we’ll explore the tantalizing world of Chicken Curry Melt, from its irresistible flavors to its simple yet satisfying recipe. Prepare to embark on a culinary adventure that will delight your taste buds!
What is a Chicken Curry Melt?
Our Chicken Curry Melt is a culinary delight that combines the best of both worlds – Indian cuisine and Western comfort food.
This delightful dish features a creamy and flavorful chicken curry salad generously slathered between two slices of bread and topped with melted cheese. The combination of aromatic spices, tender shredded chicken, and the oozy, cheesy goodness creates a symphony of flavors that will leave you wanting more.
The Versatility of the Chicken Curry Melt
One of the remarkable qualities of this dish is its versatility, making it a suitable choice for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner, a delightful lunch option, or a flavorful breakfast item, the Chicken Curry Melt can seamlessly fit into any mealtime.
Let’s explore a few options to shake up your meal.
Different Bread Types
Experiment with different types of bread to customize your Chicken Curry Melt. From whole grain to artisanal varieties, each type can add a unique touch to your creation.
For an extra kick of heat, consider adding a dash of hot sauce or sprinkling some crushed red pepper flakes over the chicken curry salad.
Following a Plant-Based Diet
If you prefer a vegetarian version, substitute the shredded chicken with grilled vegetables or paneer, a firm Indian cheese that holds its shape well.
Swap the Cheese
Customize the cheese selection according to your preference. Try a combination of cheeses, such as Swiss and provolone, for an exciting flavor profile.
Experiment with Chicken Curry Melt Toppings
To add a fresh and tangy element, top your sandwich with chopped cilantro, diced tomatoes, or a squeeze of lemon juice before serving.
Pick the Right Cheese
While the recipe suggests using shredded or sliced cheese, you can elevate the flavors by choosing a cheese that complements the curry spices. Gouda, cheddar, or even a mild goat cheese can add a unique taste to your Chicken Curry Melt.
Marinate the Chicken
To enhance the chicken’s flavor, consider marinating it in the curry sauce for a couple of hours before shredding it. The marination process will infuse the chicken with the aromatic spices, resulting in a more intense and delightful taste.
Toast the Bread with Garlic Butter
Elevate the flavor of your Chicken Curry Melt by spreading a thin layer of garlic butter on the bread slices before toasting them. This simple addition will infuse a delicious garlic aroma into the dish and provide a crispy, golden crust.
Grilled Chicken Option
If you prefer a smoky and charred flavor, consider grilling the chicken before shredding it for the curry salad. Grilled chicken adds an extra layer of depth to the dish and pairs well with the melted cheese. If you like the taste, try our Grilled Double Yogurt Tandoori Chicken.
Creative Sauce Variations
While the recipe calls for Sukhi’s Classic Curry sauce, feel free to experiment with different curry sauces or spice blends to add your unique twist. Try a tikka masala sauce for a creamy and tangy flavor or a vindaloo sauce for a spicy kick.
Making Delicious Meals With Sukhi’s
In Indian cuisine, there is no shortage of meal combinations and pairings. Nearly any meal can substitute for plant-based alternatives. For more creative fusion dishes, we recommend a few of our top fusion selects:
No matter what you’re eating, you can’t go wrong. So get your kitchen stocked– and keep cooking. You’ll be a pro in no time.
Chicken Curry Melt
- 2 Slices Sandwich Bread
- 2 tbsp Mayo
- 2 oz Cheese shredded or sliced
- 1/3 Celery Stick large
- 3 oz Shredded Chicken
- 1 Sukhi's Classic Curry Sauce
- In a medium bowl, mix shredded chicken, mayo, celery, and Sukhi’s Curry sauce until the chicken is coated. Set aside.
- Set oven or toaster oven to broil.
- Lay out two slices of bread. Sprinkle cheese on both slices.
- Broil cheese on toast in the oven or toaster oven for 1-2 min until melted and lightly browned.
- Remove from oven and spread chicken curry salad on both sides of cheesy toast.
- Put two halves together and cut in half.