Simply Sandwiches – Chicken Sub with Veggie Duet Sandwich

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Ingredients:

Bread: French bread/any bread of your choice like whole wheat/multi-grain

For the Spread options: Butter/ cream cheese/peanut butter/tahini paste

For the Filling:

Fresh assorted lettuce leaves- 1 cup iceberg/lollo rosso/ cos lettuce etc.

Chicken Breast – Boneless, 450 gms to be marinated with little olive oil, salt, crushed pepper, little mustard paste, keep aside for 20 mins, cook the chicken in a non-stick pan/or bake/roast in the oven, cool, slice it.

For the Veggie add on’s in the sandwich:

  • Cucumber slices – ½ cup
  • Tomato slices – ¼ cup
  • Sliced onion – 1 no
  • Salt and pepper for the veggies
  • Black or green olives – 4 to 5 sliced

Method:

  1. Prepare all the ingredients for the sandwich.
  2. Cook the chicken a little ahead of time and use it when at room temperature.
  3. Slit the bread, apply a spread of your choice on the bread slices.
  4. Place the lettuce leaves of your choice, followed by the sliced veggies and the cooked marinated chicken slices, add olives, parsley etc.
  5. Cover the sandwich and secure it well.
  6. Serve with a bowl of fresh tossed salad.

Chef’s Variations:

  • Try using paneer tikka or cooked sliced mushrooms in place of chicken for veg options.
  • A soy bean patty or a mini burger with mustard honey spread on the bread and slices of cucumber and tomato in a multigrain bread would be an ideal choice too.
  • Double fried egg, lettuce leaves, slices of salami with a peanut butter spread is a good option too.