The classic chicken-and-pesto combo is hard to beat. This chicken sandwich recipe makes smart use of leftover chicken, be it roast, grilled, or baked. Use this sandwich recipe when your pack lunch for yourself or when you pack baon for the kids.
Chicken Pesto Panini Recipe
Chicken Pesto Panini Ingredients
- 1 3/4-kilo portion roast chicken fillets sliced into strips and heated
- 1 teaspoon basil pesto
- 2 bread (slices), (white, focaccia, or ciabatta)
- Lettuce Optional
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- Divide roast chicken fillets into 4 parts. Spread basil pesto on the insides of 2 bread slices (white, focaccia, or ciabatta). Place lettuce and 1 part chicken on top of a bread slice. Cover with another bread slice.
- Spread mayonnaise, olive oil, or butter on the outsides of the sandwich. Grill in a panini press or grill pan. Repeat to make 3 more sandwiches.