Tuesday, 11 March 2008

Grilled Chicken Breast with Pesto Burgers

4 chicken breast halves,
   skinless and boneless
salt, pepper, granulated garlic
   to taste
oil (to coat panini maker)
3 or 4 soft rolls
2 - 3 Tbsp prepared basil pesto
2 - 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
6 slices of cheese
6 slices of bacon, cooked to
   a crisp
1 avocado, sliced
tomato, sliced

  • Grill seasoned chicken breast in panini grill coated with oil until cooked through with nice grill marks; approx. 7-8 minutes.
  • While chicken is cooking, prepare the rolls by putting the basil pesto on one half and the mayonnaise on the other.
  • Place the avocado, then tomato slices, then cooked bacon, then cheese on the top half of the bun.
  • Place cooked chicken breasts on bottom halves of the rolls, squish rolls together pushing in any escaping ingredients and return to the panini maker until cheese is melted and the rolls have grill marks.