Pret-A-Manger Chicken Caesar Sandwich
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 thick slices unbuttered granary (wheat) bread
  • 1/2 marinaded chicken breast (recipe below) - optional
  • Generous blob caesar dressing (recipe below)
  • 4 slices tomato
  • handful mixed leaves
  • sea salt & coarse ground black pepper
  • Dressing:
  • 2 heaping TBSP mayo
  • 3 salted anchovies, finely chopped
  • 1 TBSP grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • (OR - just buy a good caesar dressing at the store)
  • Marinade:
  • A few drops Angostura bitters
  • 4 crushed juniper berries
  • generous splash white wine
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • salt & pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix together - put in the fridge with chicken to marinade for an hour. Then, cook the chicken. Placing the chicken & marinade in a pan, covering chicken with water, and letting it gentle boil for 10 minutes works well.
  2. DIRECTIONS:
  3. - whisk together the dressing ingredients
  4. - Tear the chicken breasts into small strips and mix it with the dressing
  5. - Spread the chicken salad mixture on bread
  6. - Top with the tomatoes and mixed greens
  7. - Season with sea salt
  8. - cover with top slice of bread and cut diagonally down the center.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
When I lived in England, I practically lived off of this sandwich, and I finally found the recipe at pret.com.