Spencer's Favourite Chicken Sandwich

Spencer's Favourite Chicken Sandwich

This light-tasting, prizewinning sandwich is made deliciously savoury with Dijon mustard and a handful of herbs. Keep the sandwich simple with a light spread of pesto-garlic mayonnaise. Stephanie Wiens of Port Coquitlan, British Columbia Winner of the 2000 “Canada Day Chicken Challenge”.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:

Spencer's Favourite Chicken Sandwich:

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch basil
  • 1 pinch oregano
  • 1 pinch thyme
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast(s), whole
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) salt
  • 4 Portuguese buns, halved
  • lettuce, for garnish
  • plum tomatoes, sliced, for garnish
  • red onion(s), thinly sliced, for garnish

Garlic Pesto Mayonnaise:

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) pesto
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Spencer's Favourite Chicken Sandwich

  1. In a bowl, mix lemon juice, oil, mustard, pepper, garlic, basil, oregano and thyme.

  2. Add chicken; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  3. Remove chicken from marinade; sprinkle with salt.

  4. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until a meat thermometer inserted in each piece reads 165°F (74°C).

Garlic Pesto Mayonnaise

  1. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, pesto and garlic; refrigerate until needed.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 445 g serving Amount
  • Calories 640
  • Protein 67 g
  • Fat 26 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrate 32 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Cholesterol 170 mg
  • Sodium 820 mg
  • Per 445 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 29
  • Calcium 15
  • Iron 20
  • Vitamin A 6
  • Vitamin C 35
  • Vitamin B6 90
  • Vitamin B12 55
  • Folate 32
  • Magnesium 40
  • Zinc 32

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