Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Recipe

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Recipe

How To Make Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil

For a quick, but deliciously filling lunch; whip up a serving or two of these tender grilled chicken sandwiches, that’s loaded with herbs and tomatoes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Stand Time: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil,plus 2 tbsp
  • 1lemon,zested, finely grated
  • tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • 1tbspthyme leaves
  • 2garlic clove
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2tomatoes
  • 12chicken breast cutlets,(2½ lbs)
  • 6ciabatta rolls
  • 6fresh mozzarella slices
  • 6basil leaves,optional


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon zest, lemon juice, thyme, garlic and a generous pinch each of salt and pepper.

  2. Spoon 1½ tablespoons of the mixture into a medium bowl, add the tomatoes and turn to coat. Add the chicken to the large bowl and turn to coat.

  3. Let the tomatoes and chicken stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

  4. Light a grill.

  5. Brush the rolls with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and grill over high heat until golden.

  6. Add the chicken to the grill, season with salt and pepper and grill over high heat, for about 6 minutes, turning once, until cooked through and lightly charred.

  7. Place the chicken on the rolls and top with the mozzarella, tomato and basil.

  8. Spoon any tomato juices on the top half of the bun, close the sandwiches and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 894.70kcal
  • Fat: 36.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.02g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.66g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.40g
  • Fiber: 5.84g
  • Sugar: 6.37g
  • Protein: 63.41g
  • Cholesterol: 167.02mg
  • Sodium: 1048.93mg
  • Calcium: 185.29mg
  • Potassium: 659.15mg
  • Iron: 2.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 124.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.26mg
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