Herb Chicken Salad Sandwich

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The Best Dressed Chicken
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For the chicken:
  • 2 boneless, skinless, Best Dressed Chicken breasts
  • Cooking spray, or 1 tablespoon oil for greasing
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • ½ cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
For the Herb dressing:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • Juice & zest of 1 lemon or large lime
  • ¼ cup chives or scallion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Pinch of fresh cracked pepper
For the sandwich:
  • 8 romaine or other lettuce leaves washed and dried
  • 2 medium tomatoes sliced into 8 slices
  • 8 slices of sourdough, hardo or wholewheat bread of your choice lightly toasted if desired
Herb Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F
  • Make the herb dressing by combining all the dressing ingredients. Mix well and place in the fridge until ready to use.
  • Generously grease a baking dish with cooking spray or oil.
  • Pat the Chicken breasts dry and place on a plate and season with salt & pepper.
  • Combine the olive oil, thyme and breadcrumbs and place on a plate or flat tray.
  • Whisk the egg in a wide bowl.
  • Place the flour on a tray or flat plate.
  • Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour, shake off the excess. Dip the breasts in egg mixture then into the bread crumb mixture to completely and evenly coat.
  • Place chicken breasts on the prepared baking dish and bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until juices run clear. Alternatively, insert a meat thermometer into the chicken breasts, chicken is cooked when the reading is 165 degrees.
  • Remove chicken breasts from the oven and let them rest for 5 mins. Slice the breasts into even slices.
  • Spread a thick layer of herb dressing on 4 slices of bread. Layer the chicken breast slices evenly on each slice of bread. Add the tomato slices and lettuce. Spread mayo mixture on the remaining 4 slices of bread and top the first four slices of bread to form sandwiches. Slice each sandwich in two equal halves.
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