Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Remoulade and Shaved Lemon
- TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
- SERVINGS: makes 4 sandwiches
- 4 thin chicken cutlets (1 1/4 pounds)
- 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 8 slices cut from a round loaf of semolina bread
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon minced parsley
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped cornichons
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 scallion, finely chopped
- 1 small garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon capers, drained and chopped
- 1/2 lemon, sliced paper thin, plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 bunch watercress (6 ounces), large stems discarded
- Light a grill or preheat the broiler. In a medium bowl, toss the chicken with the orange juice and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Let stand for 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, brush both sides of the bread with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and grill until toasted, turning once. In a bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the parsley, cornichons, mustard, scallion, garlic, capers and lemon juice.
- Grill the chicken over high heat until lightly charred and cooked through, about 6 minutes. Spread the remoulade on the toast. Top with the chicken, a few slices of lemon and the watercress. Close the sandwiches, cut in half and serve.
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