Chicken and Marinated-Zucchini Sandwich
This sandwich, made with marinated zucchini ribbons, shredded chicken, toasted almonds, and fresh parsley, makes a tasty lunch or dinner.
- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, June 2009
- 1 zucchini
- 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon thinly sliced lemon zest
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper
- 1 pound chicken cutlets
- Handful of chopped toasted almonds
- Handful of fresh parsley
- 1 loaf Italian bread
- Romaine lettuce
Slice 1 zucchini into ribbons with a vegetable peeler. Combine with 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced, 1 tablespoon thinly sliced lemon zest, and 2 tablespoons each fresh lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and let stand 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, season 1 pound chicken cutlets with salt and pepper and broil until cooked through. Let cool, then shred and add to marinated zucchini along with a handful of chopped toasted almonds and fresh parsley. Cut 1 loaf Italian bread in half horizontally and hollow out. Make a sandwich with chicken mixture (including juices) and romaine lettuce leaves.