Chicken/Bacon/Cheese Batard with Avocado Sauce

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I think I’m having too much fun in the kitchen. This is a excellent sandwich made with a sautéed chicken breast, some bacon & cheese, on a toasted batard, and a dreamy avocado sauce.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Serves:
2
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

THE SANDWICH

1
batard, 10 inches in length
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 Tbsp
sweet butter, unsalted
1 medium
boneless chicken breast, about 8 ounces
4
strips of bacon, cooked through
black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
kosher salt, to taste
3 oz
white aged cheddar cheese
romaine lettuce, for garnish
1 large
tomato, sliced, for garnish

THE DRESSING

1/2 medium
ripe avocado
1 Tbsp
mayonnaise
1 Tbsp
lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
kosher salt, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Whisk or use a food processor fitted with an S-Blade to mix all the dressing ingredients together until smooth, and then reserve.
2Cut the batard in half, and the split lengthwise to make two sandwiches.
3Cut the chicken breast in half, lengthwise.
4Add the oil and butter to a sauté pan, and bring up to medium heat.
5Salt and pepper the chicken breasts, to taste, and add to the pan.
6Sauté 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until cooked through, and slightly browned.
7Remove from the pan, but reserve the oil and butter from the pan.
8Place a rack in the upper position, and set your oven to broil
9Use a pastry brush to brush the butter/oil from the pan onto the cut sides of the four pieces of the batard.
10Place into the oven on a baking sheet, oil/butter side up, and broil until they begin to brown.
11Remove from oven, but leave the broiler on.
12Place a chicken breast on each of the bottom portions of the cut batard.
13Lay two strips of bacon over each of the chicken breasts.
14Add the cheddar cheese over the bacon.
15Return to the broiler until the cheese is bubbly, and begins to brown.
16While broiling, spread some of the dressing over the top portions of the batards.
17Remove the bottoms portions from the oven, garnish with lettuce and tomatoes, salt, and pepper, and serve while still warm.
18Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy