Open Faced Steak Egg Sandwich

Open Faced Steak & Egg Sandwich

  • Portions 1
  • Preparation 10 minutes
  • Cook 8 minutes
Recommended consumption time
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
  • Snacks
  • Appetizer

Recipe created by

Katherine Duris, Corporate Chef – Canada

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Ingredients used

  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2.5 oz caramelized onions
  • 3.5 oz sliced Santa Fe Steak
  • 1 Fried egg
Santa Fe Steak
  • 4.5 oz uncooked Santa Fe Steak
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • To taste salt & pepper
Caramelized Onions
  • 1 Vidalia onion
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • To taste salt & pepper



  • STEP 1

    Generously salt and pepper both sides of the Santa Fe steak.

  • STEP 2

    Place the olive oil in a skillet on medium-high heat.

  • STEP 3

    Sear the steak on both sides for approx. 7-8 minutes. Cook to medium-rare / medium.


  • STEP 1

    Remove skins of onions, slice in half and then slice into thin pieces.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a large skillet on medium high, add enough olive oil to coat the bottom of the skillet. Add all the onions to the skillet.

  • STEP 3

    Cook on medium high heat while continuously stirring to ensure onions do not burn.

  • STEP 4

    Once the onions have softened and started to brown, reduce heat to low, spread onions out to a single layer, and continue to cook without stirring. Stir only every few minutes to ensure the onions don’t stick or begin to burn. Add 1 tbs of water If the onions appear dry.


    Slice, butter, and lightly grilled the bread. Add the cheese, then the caramelized onion and top with slices of steak and the fried egg. Serve hot with a side of salad of your choice.