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(Makes 4 servings)
12 slices sandwich bread, crusts removed
8 slices Swiss cheese
8 slices cooked deli ham
8 slices deli turkey
3/4 cup flour
3 eggs, beaten well
3 cups Kikkoman Panko Bread Crumbs
Vegetable oil for deep-frying
Confectioners' sugar for dusting, if desired
- Assemble sandwiches starting with one slice of bread, then 1 slice of ham, a slice of cheese and then a slice of turkey; place one slice of bread and repeat with ham, cheese and turkey, top with a slice of bread. Cut into quarters and secure with toothpicks. Cover sandwiches with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
- Heat oil in deep fryer to 365 degrees.
- Dust each quarter sandwich with flour until all sides are coated; dip into beaten egg and toss into panko and cover completely.
- Carefully lower sandwich quarters one at a time into deep hot oil; fry until golden brown on all sides. Drain; remove toothpicks before serving.