Avocado Monte Cristo
3/4 cup garlic mayonnaise (aioli)
24 slices firm white sandwich bread
6 California avocados
48 (1 ounce) slices sliced roasted chicken or turkey
24 (1 ounce) slices sliced Jalapeno Jack cheese
16 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
Unsalted butter, as needed
3 cups fresh fruit salsa of choice
12 fresh cilantro sprigs
Spread 1/2 tablespoon garlic mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread.
Cover 12 slices of bread with avocado slices. Top each with 2 slices of chicken
or turkey and 1 slice cheese. Cover each with remaining slice of bread,
spread-side down, diagonally cut each in half. Reserve.
Beat together egg, milk, and salt; reserve. Dip 2 halves of a sandwich in egg
mixture, coating well. Brown in hot butter, about 2 minutes per side.
Serve with 1/4 cup fresh fruit salsa. Garnish with a cilantro sprig.