Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs

Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs is one of the best and easiest air fryer breakfast sandwiches!

Made with fresh eggs, sliced deli ham, and crust bread, this is the ultimate breakfast sandwich, and with the air fryer, you can make it in minutes!

There is nothing better for breakfast, whether it’s the middle of the summer, fall, winter, or even spring. Then a delicious breakfast sandwich!

I had always loved eating a Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs when I was a child. Now that I have my air fryer, I love surprising everyone with a tasty and homemade breakfast option. This is one of my kid’s favorites.

If you are looking for other ways to cook eggs in the Air Fryer, some of my favorites are AIR FRYER AVOCADO TOAST WITH EGG, AIR FRYER HARD BOILED EGGS, LOW-CARB AIR FRYER SCOTCH EGGS, and AIR FRYER LOADED BREAKFAST BURRITO.

What Is A Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs?

This classical French sandwich is either called Croque Monsieur or Croque Madame. They are made with either a fried egg or poached egg placed upon the sandwich fillings.

They usually contain deli ham, Swiss Cheese, and a classical Bechamel Sauce. Served up today on crusty French Baguettes.

It’s a classical French breakfast, which made its way to America back in the 1910s. Typically this sandwich is fried, but today, I used my Air Fryer to create a delicious and hearty breakfast option.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs
  • French Baguettes
  • Deli Ham
  • Swiss Cheese
  • Bechamel Classical Sauce
  • Eggs
  • Parsley
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

How To Make Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs

Deli Ham on Top

Start by cutting the baguette in half. Then spread the deli ham over the bread, overlapping it.

Cheese on Top

Place the covered baguette in the air fryer basket or on the air fryer tray. Spoon the Béchamel sauce over the ham. Then place the Swiss cheese over the Béchamel Sauce. Set in the air fryer for 5 minutes at 340 degrees F, air fryer setting.

As soon as the cheese melts, remove it. Meanwhile, fry two eggs and then put them on top.

Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs

PRO TIPS:

  • This recipe can work with any Air Fryer, I have made them over the years in both Air Fryer Basket and Oven Models. This recipe also works well in the Ninja Foodi, Instant Pot Vortex, Omni by Instant Pot, Instant Pot Crisp Lid, and the Meathy Lid. The recipe will remain the same.
  • For best results do not crowd the Air Fryer Basket. 
  • Cut the bread to fit your model of air fryer.

RECIPE VARIATIONS:

  • Without a fried Egg on top, this recipe is known as Croque Monsieur. You can follow the same exact recipe as below and simply omit the Egg.
  • Bread: While you can use any bread, the best bread to use is a thicker beard, such as a baguette, sourdough bread, and Artisan Bread.
  • Cheese: While I used classical Swiss Cheese, you can easily switch this out for any of your favorite cheeses, some of my favorite variations would be Gouda, Sliced Mozzarella Cheese, and a great Gruyere.

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Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs

5 from 2 votes
Author: ForkToSpoon.com
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

Description

Air Fryer Croque Madame Open-Faced Sandwich With Fried Eggs is one of the best and easiest air fryer breakfast sandwiches!

Ingredients 

  • 2 french baguettes
  • 1/2 pound deli ham, sliced
  • 1/2 pound Swiss cheese, sliced
  • 1 cup Béchamel Classic Sauce
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Start by cutting the baguette in half.
  • Then spread the deli ham over the bread, overlapping it.
  • Place the covered baguette in the air fryer basket or on the air fryer tray.
  • Spoon the Béchamel sauce over the ham.
  • Then place the Swiss cheese over the Béchamel Sauce.
  • Set in the air fryer for 5 minutes at 340 degrees F, air fryer setting.
  • As soon as the cheese melts, remove it.
  • Meanwhile, fry two eggs and then put them on top.
  • Plate, serve and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer, Air Fryer Basket or Air Fryer Oven
  • Cooking Spray, or Parchment Paper

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 653kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 32gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 188mgSodium: 1766mgPotassium: 301mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 719IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 450mgIron: 4mg

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