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Italian Chicken Sandwich with Basil Mayonnaise

Italian Chicken Sandwich

Italian Chicken Sandwich with Basil Mayonnaise, a flavorful sandwich that is easy to make and is topped with basil mayonnaise.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 21 minutes
Servings: 4 sandwiches
Calories: 357kcal
Author: Dawn


  • 2 large chicken breast
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil divided

Basil Mayonnaise

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • Cut the chicken breast into 2 pieces (from side to side) Pound each half to flatten out to be about 1/4 inch thick. Take about 1 tablespoon and brush the top of each chicken breast with the olive oil and sprinkle about 1 teaspoon over top of the 4 chicken breast patties. Turn the breast over and repeat the process. 
  • Cover and set in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours. 
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a cast iron skillet and fry the chicken breast on each side for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side or until the chicken is no longer pink inside. Add additional olive oil while frying as needed.
  • While the chicken is in the refrigerator prepare the basil mayonnaise. In a mini food processor add the mayonnaise, fresh basil, garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice process until the ingredients are well blended. 
  • To assemble: Using your favorite bun place the chicken breast on the bun spread the top of the bun with the basil mayonnaise. 
  • Optional add lettuce and fresh sliced tomatoes to the sandwich if desired.


The calories do not include the bun for this recipe. Calories are an approximate amount.


Calories: 357kcal