‘Nduja wanna eat a chicken salad sandwich?

IMG_0510.jpg

This midday meal has impact that’s big by the first bite. Nestled between two pieces of multigrain bread, is a classic filling of chicken, celery, and red onion. But hiding within this sandwich’s nooks and crannies is a fiery meat spread similar to pâté. So, ‘nduja wanna take a bold bite? I know you do.

 

EQUIPMENT

knife

medium skillet

medium bowl

 

INGREDIENTS 

1 lb boneless chicken breast

1/2 cup ‘nduja

1/2 cup celery stalk, chopped

1/3 cup red onion, minced

1/2 cup mayonnaise or plain yogurt (the healthier option)

2 garlic cloves, minced

zest of 1 lemon

juice of 1 lemon

slices of bread

olive oil

salt

ground black pepper

 

MUSIC

Artist: Pink Martini

Album: Hang on Little Tomato 

 

INSTRUCTIONSIMG_0485.jpg

THINK AHEAD 

  1. Rub uncooked chicken with ‘nduja, coating evenly.
  2. Place chicken in a plastic bag, and toss with 1 teaspoon olive oil, 2 minced garlic cloves, lemon juice, lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt & ground black pepper.
  3. Let mixture sit in the fridge overnight.

 

PREPARE

  1. Chop 1/2 cup celery.
  2. Mince 1/3 cup red onion.

 

COOK

IMG_0505.jpg

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Place in chicken and cook until edges are no longer pink, about 10 minutes.
  2. Flip the chicken, cover, and lower the heat. Cook for another 10 minutes.
  3. Let chicken cool for 5 minutes then chop into bite-sized pieces.

 

COMBINE

  1. In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup celery, 1/3 cup red onion, 1/2 cup mayo or yogurt, 1/4 teaspoon salt & ground black pepper.

 

EAT

  1. Spread mixture on bread slices.
  2. For some extra heat, spread on additional ‘nujda.

 

Recipe adapted from:

Betty Crocker’s Chicken Salad

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: