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Category: Pizza & Panini
Servings: 6 - 8
Total time: 35 min
Level: Easy
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An authentic Italian recipe from our kitchen to yours. Buon Appetito!


- 1 recipe Simple Focaccia

- 1 pound thin sliced chicken breasts

- 2 cloves fresh garlic

- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil + more for drizzling

- 1/4 cup white wine

- 1 medium sprig rosemary

- Peel of 1/4 lemon

- 2 tomatoes, diced

- 1 tablespoon onion, diced

- 2 cups lettuce, chopped

- 2 teaspoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

- Vinegar

- Salt


1.  Peel and roughly chop the garlic cloves. Place the chopped garlic in a pan with the rosemary, lemon peel, 1/4 cup olive oil and white wine.

2.  Rinse the chicken breasts and place them in the pan with the garlic and rosemary. Add a pinch or two of salt over the chicken breasts and mix them thoroughly so the liquid coats both sides.

3.  Heat the pan over medium heat and simmer the chicken, covered, for 10 - 15 minutes, turning all slices of chicken once.




4.  Once the chicken has cooked well, uncover the pan, raise the heat to medium-high and reduce any liquid in the pan in order to brown the chicken, approximately 3 - 5 minutes.

5.  When the liquid has evaporated and the chicken begins to sizzle in the remaining oil, brown the chicken on both sides until it is lightly golden.

6.  When they are finished cooking, remove the chicken breasts from the heat and set them aside to let them cool.

7.  While the chicken breasts cool, dice the tomatoes and onion and chop the lettuce for the salad. Toss them together in a bowl.

8.  Once the chicken has cooled thoroughly, dice it and add it to the bowl with the lettuce, tomatoes and onion.

9.  Add to the bowl the Parmigiano. Add olive oil, vinegar and salt to your taste and mix thoroughly.

10.  Slice the focaccia for the sandwiches and fill them with the salad mixture. Plate the sandwiches and serve.