Chicken Pesto Sandwich

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning

Ingredients

Pesto Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup (20g) Basil leaves, fresh
  • 3 cloves (10g) Garlic, peeled
  • 1/8 cup (20g) Native peanut, roasted, unsalted
  • 1/8 cup (12.5g) Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 9 Tbsps. (87.5ml) Olive oil
  • 1/2 pack (5.5g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
Sandwich:
  • 3 cups (450g) Chicken breast, boiled, shredded
  • 30 slices (750g) Tasty bread, toasted
  • 3/4 cup (150g) Mayonnaise
  • 12 cups (300g) Iceberg lettuce, leaves separated
  • 1 1/2 cups (150g) Tomato, sliced into rounds

Procedure

  1. GRIND. In a food processor or mortar and pestle, add basil leaves, garlic, native peanut, parmesan cheese, olive oil, and AJI-NO-MOTO®. Grind everything together until paste-like consistency is achieved. Set aside.
  2. MIX. In a bowl, combine pesto sauce and chicken. Mix well and set aside.
  3. ASSEMBLE. Spread 1 tsp. mayonnaise on each slice of bread. Add 2 1/2 Tbsps. (40g) chicken-pesto mixture and top with lettuce and tomato. Place the other slice of bread on top.
  4. SERVE. Slice sandwich diagonally. Transfer to a plate. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Boil chicken in a large pot with enough water to cover over medium high-heat, let it simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the pot, let it rest before shredding.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 15 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 20 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 15 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 pc. (130g)

Products Used

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Nutrition Facts

Calories per serving (kcal)
348.0
Carbohydrates (g)
32.5
Proteins (g)
12.5
Fat (g)
18.7
Dietary Fiber (g)
2.2
Calcium (mg)
80.1
Iron (mg)
3.1
Sodium (mg)
432.4

Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Olive oil is a good source of Vitamin E which plays an important role in our nervous system and immunity.

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