In a pan on medium-high heat, add enough canola oil to lightly cover bottom of the pan
Fry bacon on medium heat until desired crispiness, remove from pan and reserve bacon grease
In the pan with bacon grease, fry your potatoes until golden brown & crispy, add canola oil if necessary. Salt & pepper to taste, and sprinkle with a dash of garlic powder.
Butter the outside of both slices of your bread
Spread 1 tablespoon of sour cream on each slice of bread
Place a 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese on bottom slice of bread
Top with cooked potato slices, bacon, more sour cream if desired, crumbled bacon, chives, remaining 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, and top slice of bread.
Grilled sandwich in non-stick pan on medium-low heat until bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted