These summertime chicken sandwiches are quick to make, especially if you use a store-bought rotisserie chicken.
Zucchini gives these chicken sandwiches a fresh, summery flavor.
For a fresh summer sandwich, try Chicken Sandwiches With Lemon-Basil Zucchini Ribbons and Boursin Cheese.
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Chopped rotisserie chicken also works well here, as does any leftover cooked chicken. This recipe comes together easily in about 20 minutes.
Serve the sandwiches with veggies, potato salad or chips for a complete and delicious meal.
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 lemon, zested and juiced
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 medium zucchini, sliced very thin lengthwise
1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1 package (5 ounces) Boursin cheese
8 slices crusty bread, toasted
3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
In bowl, combine salt, pepper, olive oil, lemon zest and juice, and basil. Whisk to combine.
Add zucchini and red bell pepper, tossing gently to coat with dressing.
Spread 1/4 of Boursin cheese onto each of 4 slices bread. Cover with 1/4 shredded chicken and top with zucchini and red bell pepper. Drizzle any remaining dressing over the top.
Cover with remaining bread slices. Cut each sandwich diagonally and serve. Yields 4 servings.
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