Palácio Tangará’s Parque Lounge and Terrace serves a fabulous lunch outdoors overlooking the hotel’s glamorous swimming pool and the lush Burle Marx Park. One of the best-loved dishes? The club sandwich. Today, we’re sharing the recipe for this simple yet delicious meal, along with its secret ingredient: the lemon mayo.
Here’s how they’re made…
3 slices of bread, lightly toasted
1 fried egg
1 thin chicken filet grilled with salt and black pepper
4 slices of crispy bacon
Lemon mayo (see recipe below)
Spread a thin layer of mayo on one slice of bread, add the lettuce, tomato and avocado.
Close with another slice of bread.
Spread another thin layer of mayo on top and add the grilled chicken filet, bacon and fried egg.
Close the sandwich with the last slice of toasted bread.
Cut in half and enjoy!
½ cup lemon juice
½ cup water
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 egg yolk
Salt to taste
1 pinch of cayenne pepper
1 cup of sunflower oil
Blend all ingredients except for the sunflower oil in a mixer then add the oil gradually until it forms the consistency of mayonnaise.
Alternatively, simply add lemon zest and cayenne pepper to your favourite readymade mayonnaise.
The lemon mayo is delicious on this club sandwich and can also become a homemade kitchen staple for use in other recipes.