Grilled Chicken and Provolone Panini
- 4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
- 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter,
- 2 teaspoons fresh sage, chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
- 2 teaspoons
fresh rosemary, chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 4 crusty rolls of choice, French, Italian, sourdough
- 1/3 cup balsamic
- 2 cups (about 4 ounces) arugula, washed and dried
- 8 pieces
(about 4 ounces) prosciutto, thinly sliced
- 8 pieces (about 4 ounces) provolone,
- Brush chicken breasts lightly with melted butter.
- Combine sage and rosemary and sprinkle on both sides of chicken.
- Season with freshly ground salt and pepper.
- Grill chicken breasts over charcoal grill in stove-top grill pan, or under broiler
until firm to the touch.
- Transfer to plate and let cool approximately 10 minutes.
- Slice rolls in half. Sprinkle bottom of each roll with vinaigrette.
- Divide arugula among the four rolls.
- Layer 2 slices of prosciutto and 2 slices of provolone on each roll.
- Slice each chicken breast half crosswise into diagonal slices, about 1/2-inch
thick and place on top of cheese.
- Drizzle more vinaigrette over chicken.
- Place top of roll on and press down gently so sandwich stays together.
- Tightly wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time.
Reprinted with permission from
the American Dairy Association.