Italian Chicken Panini Recipe - Crusty bread filled with gooey mozzarella cheese, roasted red pepper, shredded chicken and lots and lots of garlicky pesto. www.savoryexperiments.com

Italian Chicken Panini

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: chicken panini, italian panini
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 586kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Italian Chicken Panini Recipe - Crusty bread filled with gooey mozzarella cheese, roasted red pepper, shredded chicken and lots and lots of garlicky pesto.
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Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast , cooked
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 4 slices Italian bread , thickly sliced
  • 2 slivers of red onion
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers , thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces mozzarella
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  • Slather both sides of ciabatta rolls with pesto, lots of pesto.
  • Top with chicken through mozzarella cheese.
  • Heat panini press and coat with cooking spray.
  • Place sandwiches inside. I do one at a time since my panini press isn't that large.
  • When sandwich is heated though and the cheese is melted, remove and serve immediately.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 586kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 1254mg | Potassium: 599mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 17.7mg | Calcium: 331mg | Iron: 1.8mg