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5 from 1 vote

Grilled Italian Chicken Panini

The perfect option for a delicious lunch!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread
  • 4 thinly sliced chicken, grilled or deli meat
  • 8 mozzarella cheese slices
  • 1 tomato, sliced thickly
  • 1/4 cup marinara or spaghetti sauce


  • Butter the insides and outsides of the bread.
  • Assemble each of the sandwiches by spooning marinara sauce on the bottom slice, then layering a slice of cheese, tomato slice, chicken and another slice of cheese.
  • Add top of bread to the sandwich.
  • Heat the grill and place the sandwiches on the grill over direct heat for two minutes, carefully flip and let the other side cook for two minutes.
  • Move the sandwiches over indirect heat, place the foil-wrapped brick on top and let the Panini finish cooking.
  • Once cheese has melted, remove from the grill and serve paninis with chips, veggies or fresh fruit.