Dad’s Favourite Chicken Sandwich

This prizewinning chicken sandwich uses beer to marinate the chicken. The toppings of the sandwich are all classic complements to beer, such as old cheddar and horseradish. This is a simple but delicious sandwich that’s well worth adding to your repertoire.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 15 min


4 boneless, skinless chicken breast(s)
3/4 cups beer
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp hot pepper sauce
4 oz extra-old cheddar cheese, sliced
1 cup mayonnaise, light
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp horseradish
1/4 tsp mustard powder
1/4 tsp ginger, ground
4 sesame seed rolls, cut in half
lettuce, shredded
tomato(es), sliced
dill pickles, sliced
onion(s), small, sliced
pickled hot peppers, sliced

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. Between plastic wrap, pound chicken to ¼ inch (5 mm) thickness.

  2. In bowl, mix beer, Worcestershire and hot pepper sauce; add chicken.

  3. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.

  4. Discard marinade.

  5. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

  6. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid.

  7. Cook, turning once, until no longer pink inside, for 12 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into each piece reads 165° F (74°C).

  8. Top chicken breasts with cheese.

  9. Mix mayonnaise, honey, horseradish, mustard powder and ginger.

  10. Spread over cut sides of rolls. Top the chicken with lettuce, tomato slices, dill pickles, onion and pickled hot peppers.

Nutrition Info

Per 485 g serving Amount
Protein69 g
Fat37 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate35 g
Fibre3 g
Sugar16 g
Cholesterol200 mg
Sodium1020 mg
Per 485 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A6
Vitamin C25
Vitamin B684
Vitamin B1261