Chow-Style BBQ Sandwich

Prep Time: 2 hr
Cook Time: 15 min
Serves: 1

This sandwich captures the essence of Asian and Indian flavours. The basil, mint, cilantro, ginger, lime and soy sauce are fused with the popular Indian spices of turmeric and cumin. This will soon become a favourite with your family and friends!


1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) cumin
1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) turmeric
2 tbsp (30 mL) basil, fresh, chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) mint, fresh, chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) cilantro, fresh, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) ginger, fresh, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) garlic, chopped
4 tsp (20 mL) soy sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) local honey
1 boneless, skinless chicken breast
cilantro, for garnish
1 Kaiser roll
arugula (rocket)


1 Combine canola oil, cumin, turmeric, basil, mint, cilantro, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, lime juice and honey in a food processor, and puree.
2 Marinate chicken breast in refrigerator for 2 hours.
3 Brush grill with oil. BBQ chicken until internal temperature reaches 165°F(74°C), about 6 minutes each side. Place chicken in Kaiser roll, garnish with cilantro and serve with arugula.