Honey Mustard Chicken Panini

Lindsay Dougherty Recipe

By Lindsay Dougherty DOUGHMOM

When one of the local cafes discontinued my favorite sandwich, I decided to make my own version at home. This is perfect for those hot summer nights. We cook everything on the grill and serve it with a big salad on the side. Yummy and healthy too!


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
4-8 people
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1 pkg
thin chicken breast cutlets (4-5 pieces)
1 c
italian dressing
2 Tbsp
dijon or spicy brown mustard
1
loaf of italian bread (i use whole wheat)
1/2 c
honey mustard
8 slice
fresh mozzarella cheese
2 c
spring lettuce mix
2 large
tomatoes, sliced thin
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large freezer bag, combine chicken breasts, Italian dressing and dijon or brown mustard. Let marinate in fridge for 30 minutes to a hour.
2
Grill chicken over low heat about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until there are grill marks and chicken is white in the center.
3
While chicken is grilling, slice the Italian bread into two long pieces. Spread honey mustard liberally over each side.
4
Once chicken is cooked, begin assembling the sandwiches. Layer sliced mozzarella, then chicken breasts, then tomatoes and lettuce.
5
Place top of the bread on the sandwich and brush olive oil over the outside, both top and bottom.
6
Put sandwich on the grill and cover with aluminum foil. Place a large baking pan pan or skillet over the foil and press down to create the flat panini.
7
Once grill marks begin to appear, about 5-6 minutes, gently flip the sandwich over. Place the foil and pan/skillet over the top and grill for another 5-6 minutes.
8
Once the bread starts to become crispy and the cheese is melted, remove sandwich from grill and let cool for about 5 minutes.
9
Cut sandwich into thick slices (about 6-8 per loaf). Serve with your favorite salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
  • Comments

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    Lindsay Dougherty DOUGHMOM - Jun 2, 2011
    I shared a photo of this recipe.
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    Lindsay Dougherty DOUGHMOM - Jun 2, 2011
    I shared a photo of this recipe.
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    Nancy Still justme115 - Jan 8, 2012
    Would someone please tell me what "sic" means in a recipe.I've seen it a lot lately.. thanks..
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    Jackie Schneider JackieOhh - Apr 17, 2012
    This looks really god....can't wait to try it...
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    Jean Campbell gwashington1961 - May 11, 2012
    Nancy. The expression is not "sic", it is "slc". It stands for 8 slices Mozzarella Cheese. I personally am getting tense around the description of the size of something ie: 1 - 2 "md" onion. It is a descriptive term I have not seen in use before. I believe it stands for 1 - 2 "medium" onion(s). I would rather know how many inches around it is or the volume by cup after it is chopped.

    The 'Panini' works well with the "Ingredients List", and follows correctly using them in corresponding order in the "Directions". A family will learn just how to create this delicious 'Panini' following this fine recipe. Thanks for posting it upon the JAP website. Best wishes. Jean C. LOL :-)