Honey BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Chef Bert Agor, Jr.
Meet the Chef!
Chef Bert Agor, Jr.
A native Hawaiian from the island of Kauai, Chef Bert Agor, Jr.'s childhood dream was to become a chef. Working side-by-side many summers with his father in favorite Hawaiian restaurants, he gained the skills necessary to become an Executive Chef / Trainer. Now, in addition to creating unforgettable restaurant dining experiences, Chef Bert creates onolicious recipes for KING'S HAWAIIAN®, based on Flavors of Hawaii from his childhood.
Recipe Details

2 each King's Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Hamburger Buns (available online at www.kingshawaiian.com)

1/2 teaspoon Butter (for toasting buns)

1 each, 8 ounce chicken breasts

To taste sea salt

To taste Fresh Ground Pepper

1 ounce canola oil

2 teaspoons Big Island Bees Macadamia Nut Honey (available online at www.kingshawaiian.com)

4 ounces Any BBQ sauce of your choice

1 cup Baby arugula

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 each Ripe tomato

2 each Baby pickles if desired for garnish

Step 1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2
Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Step 3
Sear on griddle at medium high heat with 1 oz of canola oil to achieve grill marks.
Step 4
Transfer chicken to pan that can go in oven.
Step 5
Glaze chicken breast with 1 teaspoon of Macadamia Nut Honey and then spread 1 oz of BBQ sauce on top of the honey.
Step 6
Place chicken in preheated oven for about 10 minutes. When chicken internal temperature reaches 175 degrees, remove from oven and let it rest for 5 minutes.
Step 7
While chicken is in the oven, toast buns in lightly buttered pan.
Step 8
In mixing bowl, toss arugula with white wine vinegar, sea salt and pepper to taste.
Step 9
After chicken is out of the oven and rested for 5 minutes, cut into two pieces.
Step 10
Assemble sandwich. On Bun bottoms, place arugula mix, then sliced tomatoes, then chicken. Pour remaining BBQ sauce on top.
Step 11
Add the bun tops. Garnish with skewered baby pickles and serve.

Chef Bert Agor, Jr. says:

A griddle pan is nice to use because it will give you grill marks. If you don't have a grill pan, you can use a saute pan.

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