A Cuban classic sandwich made famous by the Americans. This recipe is a must try.
Cubano Recipe by Chef Ranveer Brar

- 4

Cooking Time

-15 Mins


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Mins


  • 100 ml Water
  • 3 tbsp Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennels Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • To taste Salt
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Cucumber (thick slices)
  • 1 Onion
  • 200 gm Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 50 gms Butter
  • 1 loaf Baguette
  • 50 gms Chicken Ham
  • 1 Grilled Chicken breast / (marinated with Salt pepper
  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 3 slices Cheese. For Garnish
  • Mayonnaise
  • Red Thai Chillies
  • Lettuce Leaves
  • Pickled Dill


  1. 1

    In stock pot boil water, sliced cucumber, onion vinegar, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, sugar, star anise and black pepper and salt to taste.
  2. 2

    Remove the cucumber and onion in a bowl to retain the crispiness.
  3. 3

    Melt cheddar cheese cubes in same broth and add to the bowl of cucumber and onion.
  4. 4

    Slice the Cuban loaf in half, apply mustard, butter on both sides of the loaf.
  5. 5

    Layer the pickled cucumber, onions and cheese followed by chicken ham, shredded chicken breast, mayonnaise and cheese slices.
  6. 6

    Cover with other loaf, add oil in the grill pan and grill sandwich on both the sides.
  7. 7

    Cut the sandwich in large pieces garnish with spoonful of mayonnaise sliced pickled dill, red chilli and some lettuce leaves.
  8. 8

    Serve Cuban with the pickle sauce.
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