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.


  • 1 zucchini

  • ¼ 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


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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