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Miso Pesto Chicken Sandwich

plate

Yield

Serves 2

prep

Prep Time

15 minutes

cook

Cook Time

18 minutes

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Total Time

33 minutes

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ingredients

½ cup + 2 teaspoons olive oil
½ cup fresh basil leaves
1 cup curly parsley
½ cup chopped walnuts
2 teaspoons miso paste
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Rice Vinegar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 slices sourdough bread
1 cup arugula
1 thinly sliced tomato

directions

  1. Place ½ cup olive oil, basil, parsley, walnuts, miso, parmesan cheese, rice vinegar, and garlic in a food processor and pulse until thoroughly combined.
  2. Pound chicken breasts to ½ -inch thickness and place in a glass dish. Add 2 tablespoons of pesto and coat chicken breasts. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.
  3. Heat a medium cast-iron grill pan over medium-high heat for 2 minutes or preheat your outdoor grill to medium-high. Brush bread slices with remaining olive oil and grill for 1-3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate. Place chicken breasts on hot pan or grill and grill for 6 minutes on each side or until fully cooked.
  4. To make each sandwich, spread 2 tablespoons of pesto on 2 slices of bread. Top with ½ cup arugula, 1 grilled chicken breast and a few slices of tomato. Place the other slice of bread on top. Serve warm.

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