Chicken Saltimbocca Panini

Monica Keleher


This panini is so flavorful and a great way to use left over chicken. If you don't have a panini press, don't worry you can either weight it down with a cast iron pan or a brick covered in aluminum foil. Heat through until cheese becomes melty and bread crisps outside! DELISH!!!!
Hope you like it as much as we do.


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foccaccia bread
left over chicken breast sliced
fresh mozzarella, sliced (don't slice too thick)
fresh basil leaves
few slices of thinly sliced proscuitto
jar of roasted red peppers
3 Tbsp
pinch of dried basil
juice of 1/2 a lemon (probably won't need the entire 1/2 of juice)
pinch salt and pepper
granulated garlic
butter or olive oil to brush on the top before putting in the pan

How to Make Chicken Saltimbocca Panini


  • 1Plug in the panini press or turn on your pan. Make them mayo by combining lemon salt pepper and pinch of dried basil and a pinch of ganulated garlic and stir
  • 2cut the bread in 1/2 and smear both sides of the bread with the mayo.
  • 3place the sliced chicken on the bottom 1/2 of the bread
  • 4top it with the sliced mozzarella
  • 5top with the basil leaves
  • 6top with the proscuitto
  • 7top with the thinly sliced red peppers
  • 8place the other 1/2 of the bread on top of the sandwich and brush on a little butter
  • 9place it in the panini maker and press down. Let cook a few minutes and turn if needed to get a flat sandwich.
  • 10YUM!

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About Chicken Saltimbocca Panini

Course/Dish: Chicken
Hashtags: #sandwich, #mozzarella