Chicken Bacon Club Sandwich

The club sandwich recipe is definitely a classic. It's called a club sandwich because it is very popular  at resorts and country clubs. Today you can find the sandwich at many restaurants and they are also popular at hotels. It's origins can be traced back and found on U.S. menus from 1899 or even earlier, so people have been enjoying this sandwich for a over a century. It can also be called a clubhouse sandwich and a double-decker type, made with three slices of bread and two layers of fillings. The club sandwich is believed to be invented by line cook Danny Mears in the late 19th century at an exclusive gambling club in Saratoga Springs, New York. Traditionally the bottom layer of the club has turkey and the top layer of filling is bacon lettuce and tomato, and cheese is sometimes also added as well. To make a chicken bacon club recipe, follow this advice and you'll have a great sandwich!

Here's what you need:
  • 3 slices white bread, toasted and buttered
  • 3 oz. chicken breast, sliced thinly
  • 2 pieces of bacon, cooked
  • 2 slices of tomato
  • lettuce leaves
  • mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • sliced pickles
  • 4 toothpicks
Here's what to do:
  1. Take one slice of toast and spread the chicken out on the buttered side
  2. Take another slice of toast and lay it buttered side down on top of the chicken
  3. Spread your mayonnaise or salad dressing on the dry side of toast
  4. Lay out lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes and bacon slices
  5. Use the final slice of toast and cover the sandwich, buttered side down
  6. Take the four toothpicks and pin the sandwich in a diamond pattern all the way to the bottom
  7. Cut the sandwich into quarters
  8. Serve with fries, chips or dill pickles