Vietnamese Chicken Breasts Sandwiches
4 medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, about 1 pound total
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons peanut butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 clove garlic, minced
4 French style rolls, split
1/4 cup radish sprouts
1/2 cup packaged shredded broccoli
1/4 cup chopped peanuts optional
Rinse chicken; pat dry. Combine sesame oil and crushed red pepper; brush over
Grill chicken on the lightly greased rack of an uncovered grill
directly over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and no longer
pink, turning once.
Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan,* stir together
sugar, peanut butter, soy sauce, oil, garlic and 2 tablespoons water.
grill rack until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. For the last 1 minute
of grilling, place split rolls on the grill rack to toast.
To serve, place
cooked chicken breasts on bottom halves of rolls; spoon on sauce and top with
radish sprouts, broccoli, peanuts if desired and roll tops.
Makes 4 servings.
*Note: The heat from the grill will blacken the outside of the saucepan, so use
an old one or a small cast iron skillet.