Barbecue Chicken Focaccia Sandwich

Do not get misled by the simplicity of this sandwich – it really is superbly tasty. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Barbecue Chicken Focaccia Sandwich

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Main Ingredients Chicken, Focaccia bread
Cuisine Italian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Barbecue Chicken Focaccia Sandwich

  • 350 grams Chicken boiled and shredded
  • 1 Focaccia bread
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 7-8 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 medium Onion quartered and layers separated
  • 1 medium Red capsicum cut into cubes
  • 1 medium Green capsicum cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Barbecue sauce
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 7-8 Green olives pitted and chopped
  • 3-4 Fresh basil leaves
  • 50 grams Mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven at 180°C.
  2. Slice focaccia bread and toast in the oven till crispy. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick wok. Add garlic and onion and sauté well.
  4. Add chicken and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add both capsicums and mix well. Add barbecue sauce, toss to mix and cook for 2-4 minutes.
  6. Spread cooked chicken mixture onto toasted bread slices. Sprinkle salt and crushed peppercorns on top and arrange olives.
  7. Add basil leaves and grate mozzarella cheese on top. Place the prepared slices on a baking tray and put the tray in the preheated oven. Bake till the cheese melts.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1378
Carbohydrates 98.9
Protein 57.2
Fat 57.2
Other Fiber Calcium- 562.6mg