Chicken Parmesan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

In honor of National Grilled Cheese Month, I’m posting a different grilled cheese sandwich every single day through the month of April. You’re welcome.

I don’t make chicken Parmesan like a normal person – I stuff it with pepperoni and I don’t bread it. So I decided to further bastardize the classic dish and turn it into a grilled cheese sandwich. The resulting lunch was quite tasty, but not spectacular.

I wanted it to be gooier. Next time, I think I’ll make a pesto out of the tomatoes and use a melty cheese like mozzarella or provolone, with just a light sprinkling of shredded Parmesan for bite. Despite the less-than-perfect texture, the flavors are great. The garlic powder and Italian seasoning really makes it.

For general grilled cheese tips, visit the inaugural grilled cheese sandwich post.

Continue reading for the Chicken Parmesan Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe

Chicken Parmesan Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Recipe Type: Sandwich
Author: Bake Up, Little Suzy
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Serves: 1
Roasted chicken, Italian cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic turn a classic dinner into a tasty lunch.
Ingredients
  • Whole wheat Kaiser roll, split, with outsides trimmed off
  • Butter
  • 4-cheese Italian blend
  • Poached chicken, chopped (I used 1 chicken thigh)
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Garlic powder
  • Italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. Mound the cheese on both slices of bread.
  2. Top one slice with chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.
  3. Close it up and butter the outsides of the bread.
  4. Griddle on medium heat until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown. Dome the sandwich with a metal bowl to melt the cheese if necessary.

 

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