Chicken sandwich recipe by Chef Sharone Hakman
If you’ve been following MasterChef US on TV, you will recognise this charming young man, Sharone Hakman. Chef Sharone was the US MasterChef Season 1 finalist and he is now an acclaimed chef and owner of a barbecue sauce company. He was in Singapore recently to raise awareness for the special needs community at Professor Brawn Cafe (PBS) and to promote the Season 3 of US MasterChef currently airing on StarWorld (Starhub TV Channel 501/555 HD) every Sunday at 8pm.
PBS is a social enterprise which employs staff with special needs in order to help them look after themselves. Together with our very own local queen of dessert at 2am:dessertbar, Chef Janice Wong, Sharone presented and taught the chefs at PBS some new dishes which will included in the cafe menu.
One of the dishes is the grilled focaccia chicken sandwich. This easy, flavourful and delicious chicken sandwich make a great meal anytime of the day and take just minutes to prepare. Here’s the recipe:
Grilled Focaccia Chicken Sandwich recipe
2 slices of Focaccia bread
1/2 grilled chicken breasts, sliced
2 tbs feta cheese
arugula (desired amount)
spicy mango salsa:
1/4 C diced fresh mango
1/4 chili pepper finely diced
1 tbs lemon or lime juice,
1 tbs caramelized onions
1 tbs pine nuts or cashews
salt & pepper to taste
1. Place one slice of bread on Panini press
2. Layer all ingredients
3. Top with second slice of bread and press until toasted
4. Slice the sandwich diagonally and serve
Note: The steps are meant for easy understanding by the special needs chefs
Browse more photos of Chef Sharone Hakman in the gallery above.
Culinary showman Chef Sharone Hakman has an insatiable appetite for adventure and for creating delectable food. His dishes are as versatile and lively as his personality, filling you up in taste and in presentation.
Formerly a financial planner, Sharone left the corporate world to follow his true love for food by pursuing a career as a chef. His standout performance on Fox’s hit show Master Chef ignited a new vision for Sharone’s aspirations in the culinary world. Now, a highly acclaimed chef, owner of a barbecue sauce company, dedicated family man and active lifestyle enthusiast, Sharone puts as much love into his food as he does into his zest for life. His celebrity clientele and international television success has not steered Sharone away from who he is: a man who creates love and passion through his food.
Catch the new US MasterChef Season 3 on StarWorld (Starhub TV Channel 501/555 HD) every Sunday at 8pm.
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