1. Cut bread in half horizontally.
2. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Sauté 3 minutes on each side or until done. Let stand 10 minutes. Slice chicken.
3. Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, water, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt in a mini food processor, and pulse until finely chopped.
4. Cut bell pepper into quarters; discard seeds and membranes. Arrange pepper quarters on bottom half of bread. Top with provolone cheese and sliced chicken. Spread basil mixture on cut side of top half of bread; place on sandwich. Cut sandwich crosswise into 4 equal portions.