Cajun Chicken Sandwiches Recipe
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Cajun Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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This is my favorite sandwich. The seasoning mixture is enough to give a mild flavor to several chicken breasts...or a spicy taste to just a few. -Amber Peterson of Oakes, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 kaiser rolls, split and toasted
  • 12 slices tomato
  • 6 lettuce leaves

Nutritional Facts

One sandwich equals 323 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 701 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Directions

  1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Brush both sides with oil. Combine the seasonings; rub over both sides of chicken. Arrange in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink. Serve on rolls with tomato and lettuce. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cajun Chicken Sandwiches in Light & Tasty June/July 2004, p31

Nutritional Facts

One sandwich equals 323 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 701 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

"I make this recipe almost every week! The family LOVES it; it's so easy; and has a great flavor! When I make this I omit the bun & use it in salad...spicey & yummy - delish!"

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2010

"This has become a family favorite. Both of my kids (5 & 2) gobble it up."

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