Grilled Pesto Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Pesto Mayo
A perfect Grilled Chicken Sandwich recipe for indoor entertaining or a weeknight meal.

You'll savor the flavor of the Pesto Mayo. These sandwiches offer a classy, yet casual approach to mealtime. Make your own homemade pesto >> Homemade Pesto Recipe or your favorite pre-made brand.

We love French rolls, however these sandwiches are awesome on Ciabatta rolls too.

Grilled Pesto Chicken Sandwich


Homemade Pesto or 1 container of your favorite pre-made pesto
8 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (approx. 2 1/2 pounds)
1 cup light mayonnaise
8 French rolls, split horizontally
8 slices Provolone cheese
1/8  teaspoon fine ground sea salt
1/8  teaspoon ground black pepper

Sandwich garnish: lettuce, sliced tomato and sliced red onion, as desired

  • Preheat broiler.
  • Cover top of chicken breasts with 3 tablespoons of pesto. 
  • Place remaining pesto, mayonnaise, salt & pepper in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Cover & keep chilled until ready for use.  
  • Broil chicken for 5 minutes over medium heat; turn over. Broil for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • Build sandwich by spreading bread with pesto mayo; top with chicken and cheese. 
  • Garnish sandwich with lettuce, sliced tomato and sliced red onion.


  1. I have fond of to eat sandwiches. I love to eat different kind of sandwiches. This is looking good.

  2. Wow... this looks really nice. tart perfect! Must be very tasty. I wish I could have a slice. Thanks for the recipe.