Grilled Chicken Panini Recipe -
Grilled Chicken Panini Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Grilled Chicken Panini

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"Simple ingredients make for big flavor in this grilled chicken panini with pesto and provolone cheese."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Spread one tablespoon of pesto onto one side of each bread slice. Divide chicken strips among 4 slices of bread. Place a slice of cheese on top of chicken. Top with remaining bread slices, pesto side down.
  2. Brush the outer sides of each sandwich with olive oil.
  3. Heat large skillet or griddle over medium. Grill sandwiches until browned on one side; turn and grill until brown on other side.
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  • Serving Suggestion: Cut sandwiches diagonally. Serve with pasta salad. Refrigerate leftovers.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 12, 2010

This sandwich was so easy to make and simply delicious. The only thing I added was tomato on top of the pesto layer. Great recipe to use with leftover chicken!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 29, 2012

This was a good panini, but nothing to write home about.

Oct 04, 2010

Great weeknight recipe! Everyone loved it.... served with chips and fruit. Have also made it with sliced chicken from the deli, and the chicken doesn't fall out as easily when you flip it on the skillet.

Sep 02, 2010

This was SOOOOOO good! I could only eat half one b/c I don't have a big appetite but my hubby ate two lol! I added strips of turkey bacon to the sandwich and I shredded my chicken b/c I don't like lots of meat. I also added slices of tomato. So yummy like the restaurant. I "cooked" it with my George Foreman grill and it was perfect. Wrapped each sandwich in foil individually so it's easy for leftovers. A winner.

Jan 16, 2011

These are excellent! My husband and make these for lunches sometimes, better than McCallisters! I too used my George Foreman grill. I always add parmesan cheese too. And just since I like things from scratch I usually used fresh chicken, chop it up, and cook it in the skillet.

Jan 31, 2011

I have made this recipe a few times now. A BIG hit in my family! I made them on the charcoal grill when we were camping and on the George Foreman Grill at home! Perfect!

Feb 01, 2011

Delicious, cheap and easy!

Mar 28, 2011

Very good and easy. We added thin tomato slices. Watch the amount of olive oil on the bread. It can get greasy.


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  • Calories
  • 575 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 38 g
  • 59%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 34 g
  • 68%
  • Sodium
  • 1082 mg
  • 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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