Chicken Caprese Panini

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 3:48 pm
By: News 9

Chicken Caprese Panini


1 foccacia round, sliced in half

1 rotisserie chicken breast, sliced thin

1/2 cup light mayonnaise

2 tablespoons pesto sauce

8 slices fresh mozzarella

12 fresh basil leaves

8 sundried tomatoes


Preheat a cast iron skillet or Panini press on medium high heat. Cut foccacia in half and into 4 pieces. In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise and pesto sauce. Stir well. Place1 tablespoon of pesto mayonnaise on both slices of bread. Add the sliced chicken breast, 2 slices of fresh mozzarella, basil leaves and sundried tomatoes. Place pieces of bread together and brush oil from pesto sauce on both sides of the bread. Add to hot Panini press and cook till toasty and cheese is melted through.