Grilled Chicken Brie Panini with Savory Peach Compote

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This Chicken Brie Panini is the perfect summer sandwich! It’s light, full of flavor, and so easy to make! The great thing about this sandwich is that even if you don’t have a panini press, you can still make it in a cast-iron skillet. The panini is served with homemade savory peach compote and your favorite potato chips.

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Chicken Brie Panini

The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions; to ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required, and to understand the steps and timings involved.

I don’t know about you, but I love a GOOD sandwich. And this, chicken and brie panini is a GOOD sandwich!

Creamy melted Brie, peppery arugula, and the savory warmth of the savory peach compote perfectly complement the chicken breast in this panini.

This is a great sandwich to use up leftover chicken, but if you have a hankering for a chicken sandwich and having cooked a Sunday roast, why not use rotisserie chicken breast or off-the-bone chicken breast from the deli counter?

If you have one, a panini press is the best tool for preparing this recipe. However, a grill pan (or even a large skillet) can also be used. Use a clean heavy cast iron skillet or a spatula to press down on the roll while toasting for best results.

Serve up the sandwich with a handful of your favorite potato chips and you have a delicious lunch on your hands for any day of the week!

Ingredients for Chicken & Brie Panini

Ingredients & Equipment Used In This Recipe

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  • Savory Peach Compotethis is a previous recipe that is very easy to make and really adds that extra deliciousness to this sandwich!
  • Ciabatta Rolls
  • Fresh Arugula also known as Rocket. If you don’t care for arugula, chopped fresh basil would be a nice alternative.
  • Cooked Chicken Breastboneless and skinless.
  • Brie
  • Potato Chipsto serve, optional.

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Assembling the chicken and brie panini

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How Do I Make Chicken Brie Panini?

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Recipe for Chicken & Brie Panini

Grilled Chicken & Brie Panini with Savory Peach Compote

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This Chicken Brie Panini is the perfect summer sandwich! It’s light, full of flavor, and so easy to make!


  • ½ cup savory peach compote*
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 cup fresh arugula
  • 1 lb (450g) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and sliced thin
  • 4 oz (100g) Brie, rind removed and sliced
  • Potato chips, to serve (optional)


  1. Spread the savory peach compote on the cut surface of the ciabatta rolls.

    Peach Compote Spread on Ciabatta Rolls
  2. Top half of the rolls with the arugula, chicken breast, and sliced Brie. Add remaining bread on top to form a sandwich.

  3. Heat a large grill pan over medium heat and add the sandwiches. Press down on the sandwiches with a spatula or a clean heavy cast-iron skillet for better contact while grilling. Alternatively, you can use a panini press.

    Pressing the Panini in Grill Pan
  4. Heat until the bread is toasted, approximately 4-5 minutes, before carefully turning the sandwiches. Repeat on the remaining side until toasted, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and serve immediately along with some potato chips or choice of side dishes. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 579Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 704mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 7gSugar: 9gProtein: 50g

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