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Sep 2, 2011

Chicken & Pesto Sandwich with Focaccia Bread

Yesterday I posted the recipe for focaccia bread and todays recipe is gonna be a sandwich which uses that bread and cilantro pesto...For recipe of both dishes check this and this..

This sandwich has a simple chicken filling in it and I love the flavour of pesto coming through this sandwich...It has become my favorite sandwich for now...

So give this a try and let me know what you think...


Chicken- ¼ kg
Onion-1 sliced
Green Bell pepper- ½ cup sliced
Yellow Bell pepper- ½ cup sliced
Tomato Ketchup- 4 tblspn
Cilantro Pesto-3 tblspn
Cheddar Cheese-5 slices
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Oil-1 tblspn


Mix together chicken,onion,bell peppers and tomato ketchup,salt and pepper together..

Heat oil in a wok and add in this chicken pieces...Cook until the chicken is cooked and the mixture gets thick..

Preheat the oven to 200°C(400°F)..

Take a bread and cut into half...Spread some pesto over the top...

Spoon some of the chicken filling over this...

Top it with tomatoes and cheese slices...Cover it with the other piece..

Wrap this in foil like a package and put this in the oven and bake for 10 mins..

Unwrap the package and cut into slices and serve hot...

Grab your ingrediants...

Slice up everything and get prepared...

add some salt and pepper in this

throw a good amount of ketchup in this

Mix all up...

Saute this in a wok with a little oil...

cook it untill the chicken gets cooked

and gets thick...

Take a good slice of focaccia

slit it open...

put it in a tray...

apply pesto on both sides

add a good amount of chicken filling

Meanwhile slice up your Tomato and Cheddar Cheese...
Top it with tomatoes...

and lots of cheese...

cover it with other half..

wrap it in foil...and bake it...

That looks so cheeesssssssssyyyyyyyy...YUM YUM

Cut them in half and....

DIG IN.....


  1. it's so rich of flavour! I love focaccia bread! great idea to make a sandwich.

  2. Uma bela sandwiche muito bem recheadinha!! Beijinhos

  3. really tasty.
    wonderful pictures!!!

  4. WOW! I have been on a sandwich kick lately and now this is on the list!

  5. Crave worthy sandwich. I want this right now for lunch. Oh my! Yummy!

  6. Amazing!! So irresistible! Bookmarking definitely ... :) Thanks for sharing n=and have a great weekend dear!

  7. sandwich looks just WOW! Simply mouthwatering.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  8. Cant take my eyes from ur wonderful sandwich..soooo tempting.

  9. Mmmmmmm please can I come and help you eat that it looks so yummy. Diane

  10. wow, wish i could get a bite of that sandwich, looks awesome dear..

  11. Wow.. this is a cool combo. Looks yumm :D

  12. This would be my idea of ideal foccacia..filled.Thank you for detailed instructions;))

  13. This looks super delicious! I love focaccia bread!

  14. I love pesto sauce and this sandwich looks so yum. The cheese oozing out is making me hungry.

  15. I am making this soon.As soon as this endless rush of Ganesh holidays is over.

    Do check out my event and send me your entries.

  16. Basil seeds on it's way:) You also have 2 rewards on my blog..well deserved;)

  17. hi aarthi...i love ur recipes nthis sanwich is super.
    i wnt to know from wwhere u get this wok i need the same..is this a nonstick one?

  18. @Anonymousi got it from my near by super market. it is not nonstick


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