Chicken, lemon and pesto sandwiches


Traffic Light:

Serves: 24 small triangles

Category: Savoury meals


  • 12 slices high fibre white bread
  • 2 cups poached skinless chicken, chopped
  • ¾ cup pesto
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons basil leaves, finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, finely shredded
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped


  1. Place poached chicken, pesto (leave 1tbs pesto for later), lemon juice, basil, mint and pepper in a bowl, mix to combine.
  2. Place bread on a clean bench, divide chicken mixture over 6 slices, top with remaining slices
  3. Place chopped chives into a shallow dish
  4. Cut sandwiches into four triangles, spread one cut side of each triangle lightly with left over pesto
  5. Dip cut side into chives and serve. 

Top tip: add leafy greens and sliced tomatoes for an extra delicious sandwich or wrap.

Stay Updated

Subscribe and be kept up-to-date with all the latest Fuel to Go & Play® news.

Find What you’re looking for