Monday, May 25, 2009

Strawberry Chicken Panini

In case you haven't noticed, I can't get enough of strawberries while they're in season. With that in mind, I saw a delicious recipe for Strawberry, Pistachio and Goat Cheese Pizza which looked divine. I decided I wanted to switch things up a bit to add a protein and turn this into a sandwich to be more filling with a side salad to accompany it, which was a great weeknight meal!

Strawberry Chicken Panini

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, grilled and cut into strips
8 slices whole wheat bread
2 tablespoons butter
3 ounces honey goat cheese, crumbled
2 cups strawberries, sliced
2 cups watercress

Place a few slices of chicken on buttered bread and sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese. Cook on a preheated grill pan about 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Add strawberries and watercress to sandwich, slice and serve.

Peach and Honey Roasted Peanut Salad

8 ounces spring mix greens
3 peaches, sliced
1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts
1 large lemon, zest and juiced
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine greens, peaches and peanuts in a large bowl. In a small bowl whisk together remaining ingredients, then toss with salad. Enjoy!


Anonymous said...

Looks delicious mama!

Ben said...

Now I know what I am making for dinner. I've never tried strawberries with chicken but I am feeling adventurous today. Hehe

Chad said...

You know I'll eat anything with goat cheese!!!! Can't wait for my goat cheese birthday party!