Chicken, Cranberry and Brie Panini

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Chicken, Cranberry and Brie Panini, recipe

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Chicken, Cranberry and Brie Panini, recipe

Chicken, Cranberry and Brie Panini

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 sticks of celery, small dice
  • 1 medium onion, small dice
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed bread
  • 1 tbsp summer savory
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 can cranberry sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups leftover chicken
  • 8 slices artisan bread of your choice
  • 1/2 can cranberry sauce
  • 1 small wheel of Brie
  • 1 Apple sliced




  1. Place the olive oil in a sauté pan and heat until it begins to shimmer.
  2. Sauté the celery and onion until soft.
  3. Add the bread, the summer savory, salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  4. Mix in the broth, followed by the cranberry sauce and the diced chicken. Cook the dressing until all the liquid is absorbed and there is no longer any wetness.
  5. Place four slices of bread out in front of you, divide the remaining cranberry sauce between them.
  6. Slice the Brie and add a generous portion to each slice of bread, do the same with the apple.
  7. Divide the dressing into fourths and add to the sandwich, top with the remaining bread.
  8. Butter both sides and grill in the panini press or frying pan until golden brown.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Entrees, chicken, Recipes