The hot chicken sandwich recipe from Le Réservoir brewery

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Today we’re sharing the recipe for one of our favourite dishes in town: the hot chicken sandwich from Le Réservoir brewery. If you can’t savour this comforting dish at the beautiful brewery on Duluth Avenue, the team at Le Réservoir has your back with their step-by-step recipe to enjoy at home.

Le Reservoir isn’t just another brewery or pub. There, we enjoy such delicious food that it is now on our list of the best bars in Montreal where you can also eat very well. Although the kitchen is temporarily closed due to Covid, we can’t wait to go back and indulge in their delicious hot chicken sandwich, which remains authentic and respects the original recipe to the letter. With one of the house beers, it’s a near perfect meal!

And if you don’t feel like cooking, you can always check out our list of the best hot chicken sandwiches in Montreal for maximum comfort and minimal effort.

Le Réservoir’s hot chicken sandwich

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 80 grams of butter
  • 80 grams of flour
  • 1 litre of chicken stock
  • 2 chicken legs
  • Green peas
  • Brioche bread

Method

Gravy
  1. In a saucepan, melt 80 grams of butter
  2. Add 80 grams of flour and whisk
  3. Cook both until the mixture is golden brown
  4. Add 1L of chicken stock and stir until the sauce thickens
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste
Chicken
  1. Cut two chicken legs into cubes
  2. Cook in a pan with butter
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste
Green peas 
  1. Heat peas in the same pan as the chicken with the butter and fat
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of water or white wine
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste
Grand Finale
  1. Toast two slices of brioche bread
  2. Put the desired amount of chicken between the two slices
  3. Put the desired amount of gravy and peas on top (a lot!)

Photography by Alison Slattery

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