Billy's Irish Philly

Instructions for 1 sandwich with enough cheese left over for 8+ additional sandwiches
schedule 10 minutes
schedule 25 minutes
schedule 35 minutes


Guinness Irish cheddar whiz
  • 3 12 cups shredded Irish cheddar cheese (300 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can evaporated milk (12 ounce)
  • 12 cup Guinness stout
  • 1 cup Cheez Whiz
  • 12 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 teaspoon ground mustard powder
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • pinch ground white pepper
Irish Philly assembly
  • 14 small white onion
  • 5 ounces corned beef (view recipe)
  • Guinness Irish cheddar whiz (from above)
  • 1 soft hero/French/hoagie roll
  • 12 cup sauerkraut


Guinness Irish cheddar whiz: sprinkle and coat your shredded cheddar cheese with the cornstarch and set aside.

In a small saucepan over medium heat add evaporated milk and Guinness and bring to a simmer.

Add shredded cheddar a small amount at a time until melted. Then add whiz, stirring to incorporate.

Season with garlic powder, mustard powder, salt, and white pepper to taste. 

Store in a sealed container in your refrigerator for up to a week.

Sandwich cooking and assembly: saute diced onions in olive oil with a pinch of salt until caramelized (about 5 mins) set aside. Stack corned beef and cut into long strips.

On a griddle or cast iron pan, heat 1 teaspoon of cooking oil and add your beef and cook untouched for about a minute. Begin to chop your beef with a flat spatula or bench scraper, add onions and mix chop to combine.

Add a few tablespoons of your cheese sauce and chop together with the meat and onions.

Open your bread roll and place atop your meat mixture to steam for 30 seconds. Scoop up everything and tuck into bread.

Top with more Irish cheddar whiz and sauerkraut.

Wrap sandwich in parchment for a better effect.

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