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Pancetta and Apple Chutney Sandwich

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Pancetta and Apple Chutney Sandwich


  • Add all of the ingredients for the marinade in a small blender.
  • Beat until the leaves, peppercorns and star anise have completely broken down. You want a very aromatic marinade. When ready, pour half of the marinade in a small baking pan.
  • Place the pancetta slices in the baking pan and press down on them gently with your hands. Pour the remaining marinade over them. Cover baking pan with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 10-11 minutes, until the pancetta marinates with all the delicious flavors. Do not let them marinate any longer or else they will become too salty from the marinade which is very aggressive.
  • So, exactly 10-11 minutes later, rinse pancetta under cold, running water to remove the marinade completely. Pat dry with paper towels.
  • Transfer to a bowl and drizzle with some olive oil.
  • Heat a pan or grill pan over medium to high heat. Add the pancetta slices without adding any extra oil to the pan. Cook on both sides until golden brown and cooked all the way through.
  • To assemble the sandwich, cut the ciabatta sandwich loaves in half, lengthwise.
  • If you want your bread toasted, preheat the oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan. Toast for 5-6 minutes.
  • Spread bread with apple chutney. Add pancetta slices, lettuce leaves and serve.


This marinade is very aggressive so do not exceed the time suggested for marinating or else the meat will start to cook! 

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
32 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
20 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
31 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
49 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
78 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
14 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
- %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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