I’m Feeling Saucy….


Like any other food blogger, I love me some free stuff, and the competitive side of me loves a good food contest as well! So if you can combine the two, you will surely get my attention. So when I saw that Saucy Mama was going to give you their product to make a quick and easy meal, and that if I was one of the first 25 blogger to sign up, I would win stuff to giveaway to my readers too. I jumped at the chance. Lucky for both of us, I was one of the first 25 bloggers to enter!

I don’t know about your house but even though its just P and I, we often want different things for dinner. And I’m not a fan of making two different dinners, so one of us will have to compromise. So I figured I would take this opportunity to take the same basic ingredients and make 2 different sandwiches in about 15 minutes.


Lime Chipotle Chicken and Parmesan Garlic Chicken Panini's

The basics -

1 rotisserie chicken

1 loaf of French bread, sliced in half and then into 6 inch pieces

Saucy Mama’s Lime Chipotle and Parmesan Garlic Marinades

The accessories – These are all to taste, so use as much or as little as you like.

Lime Chipotle – guacamole, fresh tomato slices, Chihuahua cheese

Parmesan Garlic – Sundried Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheese

Preheat Panini Press to Medium High Heat. Remove the skin from the chicken and remove all of the meat. Shred the meat into bite size pieces. Divide the chicken into 2 bowls. Add 1 tablespoon of marinade for every 1/3 cup of chicken. Stir to combine.

Lime Chipotle Assembly -

Spread guacamole on one side of the sandwich and top with a tomato slice. Top with the chicken coated in Lime Chipotle Marinade. Cover with shredded Chihuahua cheese and place the top of the sandwich on and press down slightly.

Parmesan Garlic Assembly -

Chop desired amount of sundried tomatoes and mix into the Parmesan Garlic coated chicken mixture. Mound some of the chicken mixture onto the bottom of the sandwich and cover with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Place the top of the sandwich on and press down slightly.

Finally we get to cook them -

Spray the Panini press with non stick spray and place the sandwiches on and press for 7-10 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted. Remove from the press and let the sandwiches sit for a few minutes before slicing.

Now onto the Fun Part!!! The giveaway.

I will be giving away 4 bottles of Saucy Mama’s Marinade to 4 lucky people. It will be your choice of Parmesan Garlic or Lime Chipotle. (It was supposed to be all Lime Chipotle but P broke into an additional bottle he liked it so much) So Lucky you, now you have a choice!

Here is how to enter -

1. Leave a comment telling me your favorite simple dinner or anything fun you want to tell me.

2. Tweet this post and leave an additional comment with the link to the tweet! If you want to follow me that would be cool too!

3. You can do this once a day to increase your chances. Yes that is right, you can do both of those each day to increase your chances of winning!

Now for the details, This giveaway will end Wednesday September 2nd 2009 at 5pm central time. And this offer open to US residents only, (Sorry I have to pay for the shipping). And Please make sure there is a way for me to contact you if you win.

The Clock Starts now!

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