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Deli Chicken Sandwich {with Dill Pickles}

This deli chicken sandwich has sliced chicken, cheese, dill pickles, and toasted bread crisp and melty from being cooked in the air fryer.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 1 serving

Equipment

  • air fryer
  • spatula

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces ciabatta bread
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 3 ounces sliced chicken breast deli meat
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup sliced dill pickles
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill

Instructions

  • Spread half of the butter on one side of the bread and place butter side down in the air fryer.
    2 teaspoons butter, 2 pieces ciabatta bread
  • Sprinkle the bread with half of the cheese.
    1/2 cup white cheddar cheese
  • Add half of the sliced pickles.
    1/4 cup sliced dill pickles
  • Place the deli meat on top of the pickles.
    3 ounces sliced chicken breast deli meat
  • Then add the other half of the cheese and the sliced pickles.
    1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup sliced dill pickles
  • Spread the rest of the butter on one side of the bread and place it butter side up on top of the sandwich.
    2 teaspoons butter
  • Sprinkle the top with some garlic powder and dill.
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon dill
  • Set the air fryer to 350 degrees for 5 minutes.
  • Use a spatula to flip the sandwich over, then sprinkle the bread with the garlic powder and dill.
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon dill
  • Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the air fryer with the spatula and cut in half.
  • Serve with Thousand Island dressing for dipping. Enjoy!

Notes

Tips for making this recipe:

  • If you do not have an air fryer, you can make this just as easily in a medium to large saute pan on the stove. Cook for the same amount of time over medium heat.