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Curried Chicken Paninis Recipe

Curried Chicken Paninis Recipe

Serve leftover chutney with chicken or pork tenderloin or with fat-free cream cheese as a fast cracker spread. Michaela Rosenthal - Woodland Hills, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/3 cup mango chutney
  • 1 cup watercress or fresh arugula
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
  • 2. Spread four bread slices with chutney. Layer each with 1/2 cup chicken salad and 1/4 cup watercress; top with remaining bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter.
  • 3. Cook on a panini maker or indoor grill for 3-4 minutes or until bread is browned. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 389 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 705 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.