Thursday, February 20, 2014

52 sandwiches #24: grilled chicken parmesan

When Jesse and I go to Italian restaurants, he typically orders chicken parmigiana. Although fried chicken smothered in tomato sauce and melted cheese sounds delicious, it's also high in calories. This sandwich offers some of that taste for less calories.
52 sandwiches #24: grilled chicken parmesan
I got the idea for this sandwich in Martha Stewart's July 2013 issue of Everyday Food.
For this sandwich, Jesse seasoned chicken with salt and pepper and grilled it. Meanwhile, I tossed plum tomatoes chopped in half with minced garlic, olive oil, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Then, Jesse grilled the tomatoes. I brushed the split ciabatta bread with olive oil and grilled them until toasted. While the chicken was hot, I topped it with shredded parmesan cheese and sliced mozzarella cheese.
52 sandwiches #24: grilled chicken parmesan
Finally, to arrange the sandwich, I layered the chicken with cheese and the tomatoes inside of the ciabatta bread.
52 sandwiches #24: grilled chicken parmesan
I always say it, but it's true! This was a tasty sandwich!

** I am attempting to make 52 sandwiches. Read more about how this project got started here. See all the sandwiches I've made so far here.**

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