GRILLED PESTO CHICKEN SANDWICH WITH LETTUCE & AVOCADO

GRILLED PESTO CHICKEN SANDWICH WITH LETTUCE & AVOCADO

These sandwiches take no time to make and are great served still warm.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes

MAKES 4

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• 2 boneless chicken breast

• 4 tbsp basil pesto

• 4 buns or bagels

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• 75g/2½ oz soft goat cheese

• 100g/3½ oz lettuce leaves, such as little gem

• 2 tomatoes, cut into slices

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• Olive oil for grilling

• 1 ripe avocado, sliced

1. Cut the chicken breasts in half to make 4 large pieces. Pound each piece between two sheets of greaseproof paper with a meat tenderiser, to ¼ inch thickness, being careful not to tear the meat.

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2. Spread pesto onto both sides of chicken. Brush oil onto the frying pan, then grill the chicken until no longer pink, about 2-3 minutes per side.

3. Cut the buns in half and spread with goat’s cheese on the bottom side of each sandwich. Top with the grilled pesto chicken.

4. Divide the lettuce, avocado and tomatoes among the 4 buns.

5. Serve warm.

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