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📖 Recipe: Caprese Chicken Sandwich

Make this easy and delicious grilled Caprese chicken sandwich ASAP! Some pesto, fresh basil leaves, chicken, some mozzarella cheese, and a few juicy tomatoes locked in your favourite bread make the perfect quick lunch to assemble in a crunch!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: european, Italian
Keyword: basil, caprese, chicken, leftovers, mozzarella, panini, pesto, sandwich
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Mélanie


  • Panini press


  • 8 slices bread of choice
  • 4 tablespoon pesto
  • 1 cup chicken shredded or cut in pieces
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 3 balls fresh mozzarella sliced
  • 8 to 12 leaves basil to taste
  • 4 teaspoon butter


  • Prepare all the ingredients and put 4 slices of bread on a board
  • Spread some pesto on each slices of bread
  • Slice the mozzarella and distribute it on the bread
  • Add the chicken pieces.
  • Top with the sliced tomatoes and fresh basil.
  • Close with another 4 slices of bread
  • Turn your panini press on and brush some butter on the bottom. Place your sandwich and brush the top bread. Close and press gently for 3-4 minutes or until your bread is golden.
    If using a pan, melt half a teaspoon of butter on medium heat and place your sandwich. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until it is golden.
  • Enjoy!


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Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 453mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 838IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 2mg