I cannot believe that it has been over two months since I last shared a new grilled cheese recipe with you! I was beginning to feel like I had been going through grilled cheese withdrawal and including the guacamole grilled cheese in the avocado roundup yesterday brought it all flooding in! I am a huge fan of Thai style peanut sauces and I had been wanting to use some in a grilled cheese sandwich for a long time now! The initial idea for the sandwich was inspired by chicken satay which is commonly served with a peanut sauce for dipping and although it sounded really good, I couldn’t shake the feeling that there was something missing. The thing that was missing was of course cool and creamy avocado which really brings this grilled cheese home! The chicken satay melt is finished off with some fresh cilantro and sriracha hot sauce because I like it spicy! I have to say that this spicy peanut chicken grilled cheese sandwich exceeded all of my expectations and it has quickly rocketed to the upper levels in my list of all time favourite grilled cheese sandwiches! I can’t wait to make another!
Oooey gooey melted cheese and spicy peanut sauce are a match made in heaven!
Spicy Peanut Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich (aka The Chicken Satay Melt)
A chicken satay inspired grilled cheese sandwich with Thai style spicy peanut sauce, slices of creamy avocado and plenty of melted cheese.
- 1 tablespoon salted butter, room temperature
- 2 slices bread (gluten-free for gluten-free)
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded (or 2 slices), room temperature
- 1/4 cup chicken satay (see next) (or cooked chicken), sliced or shredded, warm
- 2 tablespoons spicy peanut sauce (see next)
- 1/2 avocado, sliced
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, torn
- 1 teaspoon sriracha
- Butter one side of each slice of bread, place one slice in the pan buttered side down, sprinkle on half of the cheese, then top with the chicken, spicy peanut sauce, avocado, cilantro, sriracha and the remaining cheese followed by the remaining slice of bread, buttered side up.
- Grill in a pan, preheated over medium heat, until golden brown on both sides and the cheese has melted, about 2-4 minutes per side.
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looks and sounds good!
Kevin, you rat. I can't consume this many calories on any regular basis, and your photos are sooooo mouth watering, they are painful to look at.
Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes says
Mmm keep the grilled cheese recipes coming!
Rosa's Yummy Yums says
What an amazing creation! So flavorful and original.
oh my! your pictures captured the taste. The sandwich looks amazing!
I've been following your blog for so long, I don't know why it took me s much to comment. Everything you post is so well written and the photos are so beautiful! I made several of your recipes and I loved them all. 🙂
Lol it looks so delicious! Thanks for sharing!
What a wonderful pics of Spicy Peanut Chicken Grilled Cheese you have here.
Perhaps you're interested to submit your food photos on a food photography site that has tagline "Food Photography that will make you hungry" 🙂
It's free to submit, free to join, and a lot of members can enjoy your creation!
I've always wanted to try to combine peanut butter and grilled cheese but could never decide what kind of cheese to use! Glad you solved that one for me. 🙂
Bev Weidner (Bev Cooks) says
Um, 100% YES.
Cassie/Bake Your Day says
Holy cow, Kevin. You are the KING of grilled cheese. I love the cilantro, Sriracha and peanut sauce on this. Just brilliant!
Every grilled cheese you make looks phenomenal. It makes me crave grilled cheese all day and makes me wish I could eat my screen. Keep me coming!
Wow! Another amazing grilled cheese recipe. My son thanks you for your creativity. He's the biggest grilled cheese lover next to you, of course.
love cooking says
Woo…I want to have a bite just look at the pictures. It looks so delicious. Maybe add few slices of tomato and cucumber would be nice. 🙂
looks like a fantastic combination! love all of your grilled cheese combinations.. keep em coming!
Peanut sauce makes EVERYTHING taste better!!! =) To have it in a grilled cheese sandwich is the ultimate nirvana… I can't wait to try this!
Peanut sauce makes EVERYTHING taste better =) To have it in a grilled cheese sandwich is the ultimate nirvana experience… I can't wait to try this!
Love this recipe! Will be linking back to this in my upcoming post 🙂