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Chicken Cutlet Broccoli Rabe Sandwich

Chicken Cutlet Broccoli Rabe Sandwich recipe

Mealtime is a celebration, captured by the classic Italian proverb, "You never grow old at the table." This sandwich embodies the essence of that proverb.

Recipe Ingredients


  1. In 10-inch sauté pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat; saute onion for 3 minutes, or until translucent.
  2. Stir in broccoli rabe and red pepper flakes; cover and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until broccoli rabe is wilted.
  3. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, to taste; stir in olives, if desired. Transfer mixture to bowl; cover and keep warm.
  4. In small paper or plastic bag, combine flour and remaining salt.
  5. One at a time, add chicken cutlets; shake to coat each cutlet in flour then transfer to plate.
  6. Dip cutlets into egg then bread crumbs and return to plate. Set aside.
  7. In skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining olive oil.
  8. Working in batches, brown chicken, cooking 2-3 minutes, or until golden on each side and no longer pink inside.
  9. To serve: Top each bread slice with one chicken cutlet; spread with broccoli rabe mixture.
  10. Top with slices of provolone, if desired.
  11. Top with remaining bread.

Prep time: 17 minutes
Cook time: 13 minutes
Servings: 4

Recipe courtesy of Chef Mary Ann Esposito.

Source: Filippo Berio

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