Thursday, March 8

smoked chicken panini

quick and easy recipes are what i need with the busy month of march with work!!! enjoy!

smoked chicken paninis
what you need...
4 skinned and boned chicken breasts (about 1 lb.)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
8 sourdough bread slices
1/2 pound smoked Gouda cheese, sliced
1 cup loosely packed baby spinach
1/4 cup thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes
3 tablespoons butter, melted

what you do...
Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, 7 to 10 minutes on each side or until done. Let stand 10 minutes, and cut into slices.  Stir together mayonnaise and next 2 ingredients. Spread mixture on 1 side of each bread slice. Top 4 bread slices with chicken, Gouda, and next 2 ingredients. Top with remaining bread slices, mayonnaise mixture sides down. Brush sandwiches with melted butter.  Cook sandwiches, in batches, in a preheated panini press 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.

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