Poached chicken and avocado sandwich

This classy sandwich features tender chicken and tasty avocado – my favorite snack while travelling or on the job and very easy to make.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 35 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 599 / Protein 29g / Carbohydr. 39g / Fat 32g

Ingredients (1 servings)

1chicken breast (small)
100 mlchicken stock
1bay leaf
0.33onion (red)
0.5bell pepper (red)
2 slicessandwich toast
2 leaveslettuce
30 gcream cheese
sweet chili sauce for serving


large saucepan, grill pan, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Rivaner, fine dry, 2013
Thanks to its fine fruity taste, a young Rivaner with aromas of fresh herbs and green apple goes well with poultry. The ideal drinking temperature of 8 – 9°C/46 – 48°F releases the fine minerality and nice spiciness of the young wine best.

Step 1

Poached chicken and avocado sandwich

In a large saucepan, bring chicken stock and bay leaf to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Add chicken breast to saucepan and poach for approx. 5 – 10 min. until cooked through. Remove from saucepan and allow to cool.

large saucepan

100 ml chicken stock / 1 bay leaf / 1 chicken breast

Step 2

Poached chicken and avocado sandwich

Cut red onion, bell pepper, and avocado into thin strips.

cutting board, knife

0.33 onion / 0.5 bell pepper / 0.5 avocado

Step 3

Poached chicken and avocado sandwich

Toast bread slices on a grill pan over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side.

grill pan

2 slices sandwich toast

Step 4

Poached chicken and avocado sandwich

Cut chicken into strips. On one slice of bread, layer lettuce, chicken, avocado, bell pepper, and onion. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Generously spread cream cheese over second piece of toast and place on top. Cut sandwich diagonally and serve with sweet chili sauce!

2 leaves lettuce / 30 g cream cheese / salt / pepper / sweet chili sauce for serving