Zesty Jack and Chicken on Ciabatta

Zesty Jack and Chicken on Ciabatta Recipe
Photo: David Prince; Styling: Linda Hirst
Zesty Jack and Chicken on Ciabatta gets its zest from the pepper jelly that's spread on each roll of this golden sandwich.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes


4 ciabatta rolls, split
1/2 cup red or green pepper jelly
8 (1-ounce) Monterey Jack cheese slices
1 1/3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
Butter, softened


1. Spread cut sides of rolls with pepper jelly. Layer 4 roll halves each with 1 cheese slice, chicken, and a second cheese slice. Top with remaining 4 roll halves.

2. Spread outside of sandwiches with softened butter. Cook sandwiches in a nonstick skillet over medium heat, in batches, 2 minutes on each side or until cheese melts and bread is golden brown.