Chicken Focaccia Sandwich

By Chad Carns

Bacon, Avocado, Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce…

Chicken Focaccia is the only recipe in The Gourmet Bachelor cookbook not written by me. My girlfriend wrote it. The women who’s heart I tried to win with a tasty gourmet dinner on Friday Nights. She made this delicious chicken sandwich for me from left over bacon, avocado, focaccia and roasted red pepper sauce.


Red Pepper Sauce

1 rosted red pepper, peeled
4 garlic cloves
5 T extra virgin oil
1 T lemon juice
3 T honey
1/2 t cayenne pepper
1/2 t cumin




2 boneless chicken breasts
2 6-inch focaccia squares
4 tomato slices
4 bacon strips, cooked
6 ripe avocado slices




Red Pepper Sauce – Sauté peppers and garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil for 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and blend in a food processor.
Sandwich – Grill chicken for 4 minutes per side. Slice focaccia in half. Grill. Assemble sandwiches.

Chicken Focaccia Sandwich
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Time 5
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About The Author

Chad Carns
Founder / Food & Drink Editor

Chad Carns put his Digital Creative Director job on hold to follow his passion for food, wine and culture downtown to Greenwich Village where he wrote, designed and independently published The Gourmet Bachelor, a trendy cookbook featuring easy recipes for two. Carns studied culinary arts and wine at prestigious institutions in NYC. He is a distinguished guest judge at International Culinary Center, certified Tuscan Wine Master and Founder / Food and Drink Editor of The Gourmet Bachelor.

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