Grilled Vegetable Chicken Sandwich

Author: Canadian Living

Grand Prize winner of the 2003 Canada Day Chicken Challenge contest.

  • Portion size 4 servings


  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 8 zucchinis (1/2 inch/1 cm thick)
  • 2 slices red onions
  • 1 sweet orange pepper
  • 1 sweet yellow pepper
  • pinch salt
  • 4 kaiser rolls
  • 1/4 cup aioli
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • leaf lettuce
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


Marinade: In bowl, whisk together oil, soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, mustard, garlic and pepper. Set aside 1/2 cup (125 mL). Add chicken to bowl, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or for up to 2 hours.

Place zucchini, onion and orange pepper in shallow glass dish. Pour reserved marinade over top, turning to coat. Marinate for 30 minutes.

Discarding marinade, sprinkle chicken with salt. Place chicken, zucchini, onion and pepper on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill until tender and chicken is no longer pink inside, about 6 minutes per side for chicken and 8 minutes per side for vegetables.

Slice pepper. Halve rolls and spread cut sides with aioli. Sandwich lettuce, chicken and vegetables in rolls.

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Grilled Vegetable Chicken Sandwich