CHICKEN TIKKA CLUB SANDWICH

Club sandwich has different names like clubhouse sandwich and rainbow sandwich. It is a sandwich of toasted bread, cut cooked chicken or mince, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. It is regularly cut into quarters or parts and held together by sticks. Usually consists two layers which are isolated by an extra cut of bread; however this is not a required component of the sandwich.

The sandwich is regularly presented with coleslaw, or mixed greens, and frequently decorated with a pickle. The coleslaw or mixed greens is used to decorate the club sandwiches and potato chips or french fries are served as an accomplishment with it. Because of high fat and carb content from the bread, bacon and dressing, club sandwiches have been criticized as undesirable. In 2000, Burger King experienced harsh criticism for its chicken club, which contained 700 calories, 44 grams of fat, and 1,300 milligrams of sodium, and in addition the trans fat from the fryer shortening.

Here, we are going to introduce a healthy recipe of club sandwiches which is not only good in taste but also low in calories and full of nutrition. You must try this recipe once and share if you like.

Ingredients for Chicken Tikka:

Boneless chicken (small cubes)                         500 grams

Onions (Finely Chopped)                                    2 Medium Sized

Garlic Paste                                                           1 tsp

Salt                                                                          ½ tsp

Ginger Paste                                                         1 tsp

Tomato Ketchup                                                   2 tbsp

Lemon Juice                                                          1 tbsp

Red Chili Powder                                                 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder                                                 ¼ tsp

Coriander Powder                                               ½ tsp

Chili Flakes                                                            1 tsp

Roasted Ground Coriander Seeds                    1 tsp

Roasted Ground Cumin Seeds                           1 tsp

A piece of Charcoal                                             For smoke

Oil                                                                           as required

Vinegar                                                                  1 tbsp

Chili sauce                                                             1 tbsp

Black Pepper                                                        ½ tsp

Ingredients for Club Sandwiches:

Bread                                                                     1 large

Cheddar Cheese Slice                                         1 packet

Lettuce Leaves                                                     8 – 10

Green Chatni                                                        ½ cup

Cabbage (Julienne Cutting)                                1 medium sized

Cucumber (Sliced)                                               2 medium sized

Tomatoes (Sliced)                                                3 medium sized

Egg (Boiled & Chopped)                                      3

Ketchup                                                                 ½ cup

Mayonnaise                                                          ½ cup

Method to make Chicken Tikka:

Take a cooking pan and pour some oil. Add ginger, garlic pastes and chopped onions. Fry till onions become translucent. Add Chicken and fry till it becomes white in color. Add salt, chili powder, chili flakes, coriander powder, turmeric powder, tomato ketchup, lemon juice, vinegar, chili sauce and black pepper. Fry for 5 minutes. Add ¼ cup water and cook for 3-4 minutes over medium heat. In the end, add powdered / ground roasted coriander and cumin seeds. Mix it well.

Burn a Charcoal on the flame. Place a piece of aluminum foil inside the cooking pan and put the hot charcoal on it. Drip few drops of oil over the charcoal. Cover the Lid as quickly as it starts smoking. Take the coal out of the cooking pan after 3-4 minutes. Chicken Tikka is ready for club sandwiches.

Assembling Sandwiches:

Cut off the hard corners of bread slices with a sharp knife. Spread ketchup on one slice. Place Lettuce Leaves on the slice. Mix julienne cut cabbage in mayonnaise and spread it over lettuce leaves. Make a layer of cucumber slices over it. Cover it with another bread slice. Spread Green Chatni on second slice. Now spread beef mince and make a layer of tomato slices. Place a cheese slice and spread chopped boiled egg over it. Cover it with the third bread slice with mayonnaise on it. You can also insert toothpicks to keep sandwich together and cut into four diagonal pieces.

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