Salsa Verde Chicken Sandwich recipe

Salsa Verde Chicken Sandwich

Number of Servings


Preparation Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes

Not just another sandwich this Salsa Verde Chicken sandwich is a delicious way to perk up a lunchtime meal.


  • For the Salsa Verde
  • 1 handful of parsley with storks removed
  • 1 handful of basil with storks removed
  • 1 small handful of mint with storks removed
  • 5 small gherkins
  • 1 tbsp of capers
  • 1 tsp of Dijon mustard
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • For the Sandwich
  • 1 Focaccia cut into 4 and sliced in half
  • 2 free-range chicken breasts or 4 free-range chicken fillets
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cos lettuce


  1. Place all of the ingredients for the salsa verde apart from the olive oil in a food processor. Pulse until chopped. Add the oil and pulse again to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Shred the lettuce and place in a bowl along with the mayonnaise and a ground or two of black pepper. Use your hands to toss the lettuce to coat it with the mayonnaise.
  3. Take a cast iron pan and heat on a medium setting. Add a little fat and place the chicken breast skin side down, cook for 2-3 minutes on both sides. If you are using chicken fillets, cook for about 1-2 minutes per fillet. Leave to rest for 5 minutes then slice.
  4. Divide the lettuce between the four sandwiches, top with the sliced chicken and finish with the salsa verde.