How to make Grilled Chicken Pesto Sandwich - Marinated chicken breasts grilled and made into sandwiches with bread and pesto sauce.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Italian bread

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Grilled Chicken Pesto Sandwich

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For more recipes related to Grilled Chicken Pesto Sandwich checkout Chicken Tikka Burger, Salt And Pepper Chicken, Chicken Pops, Chicken Popcorns . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Mac and Cheese Bacon Mini Pots, Healthy Suji Cheela, Cucumber and Arugula Pinwheel Sandwiches, Noodle Cakes with Sliced Chicken.

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Grilled Chicken Pesto Sandwich

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Grilled Chicken Pesto Sandwich Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 4

  • Italian bread 1 loaf Large bunch

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • For Pesto sauce

  • Basil leaves 1 cup

  • Garlic cloves 7-8

  • Pinenuts (chilgoze) 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 3-4 tablespoons

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1/3 cup


Step 1

Cut Italian bread into 4 big pieces, slit without cutting through.

Step 2

Make incisions on chicken breasts, sprinkle salt, crushed peppercorns, lemon juice and red chilli flakes and rub well over them.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan, place chicken on it and cook till the chicken is done and grill marks appear on both the sides.

Step 4

To make pesto, grind together basil leaves, garlic, pinenuts, salt, parmesan cheese powder and olive oil till smooth.

Step 5

Spread 1 tbsp pesto on each grilled chicken breast in the pan, flip and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove the chicken breasts from the pan and keep them on a plate.

Step 6

Place bread pieces on the grill pan and cook till the grill marks appear on both the sides.

Step 7

Slice tomatoes.

Step 8

Spread pesto in the slits of each bread piece, place tomato slices over it, sprinkle salt and crushed peppercorn and finally place a grilled chicken breast.

Step 9

Place these sandwiches on a serving plate and serve.

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