Chicken and Mango Panini

Chicken and Mango Panini

Serves 4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
Meal type Main Dish, Quick Fix
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable
Tired of ham sandwiches? Try this tasty twist on a beloved classic. The flavor of the mango makes a delicious addition; try it with different mango varieties!


  • 1/2 Loaf, Italian Bread (8, ½-inch slices)
  • 8 Slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Basil leaves, whole
  • 1/2 Red Onion, sliced thin
  • 1 Large Mango, peeled, pitted & sliced thin (Roughly 1 lb.)
  • Chicken breasts, cooked and sliced thin (Roughly 1 lb.)


Step 1 Layer half of cheese on 4 slices of bread, divide basil, red onion, mango chicken and remaining cheese among bread slices. Top with second sliced of bread.
Step 2 Heat grill pan, panini press or large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, spray with non-stick cooking spray. Place 2 sandwiches in pan (close lid or weight down sandwiches in skillet with heavy pot). Cook sandwiches until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted, about 4 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.


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