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The Ultimate Chicken Club Sandwich and Chicken Melt Recipe

Spice up your get togethers with this The Ultimate Chicken Club Sandwich and Chicken Melt Recipe that is bursting with flavor!
Course lunch
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Marinating Time 1 day
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 10
Author Chef Billy Parisi

Ingredients

For the Chicken:

  • 2 tablespoons of dry basil
  • 1 tablespoon of dry oregano
  • 5 finely minced cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup of olive oil
  • 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

For the Onions and Spread:

  • 1 peeled and sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup of balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • ½ cup of shredded Asiago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup of julienne sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

For the Sandwich:

  • 1 loaf of bread
  • 1 pound of cooked crisp bacon
  • ½ pound of deli sliced ham
  • ½ pound of sliced and cooked Canadian bacon ham
  • 6 leaves of butter leaf lettuce
  • 4 thinly sliced vine ripe tomatoes
  • 2 peeled and seeded mashed avocados
  • 1 pound of sliced or shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup of microgreens

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
  • Chicken: Remove the chicken breasts from the marinade and season them on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a very large frying pan over medium-high heat and add in the chicken breasts.  Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or golden brown and then flip the chicken over and add the pan to the oven and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until browned and cooked throughout.  Rest for 2 to 3 minutes on a cutting board before slicing.
  • Onions: Place the onions on a sheet tray and place in the oven at 375° for 30 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil and sugar and baste the onions using a brush every 5 minutes.  Remove the onions once they are done cooking.
  • Spread: Whisk together the mayonnaise, Asiago cheese, tomato paste, red wine vinegar, sun dried tomatoes, basil and salt and pepper until combined.  Cool before serving.
  • Chicken Club Assembly:  Toast 3 pieces of Cobblestone Million Dollar White bread and layer the sandwich as followed: mozzarella cheese, sliced chicken breasts, balsamic onions, lettuce, tomato, toast, mashed avocado, bacon, ham, micro greens, spread, toast.
  • Chicken Melt Assembly: Place the slices of Million Dollar White bread on a griddle.  Once brown flip over and add cheese to each slices.  Layer on as followed: bacon, Canadian bacon, sliced chicken breasts, onions, and spread and place on the other sliced of toasted cheese melted bread.
  • Enjoy!