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Dilly Chicken Sandwiches

 Dilly Chicken Sandwiches
A creamy lemon-dill spread adds summery flavor to tender chicken served between slices of grilled French bread. "People who have tried this sandwich say it's 'to die for'," reports Orien Major of Hinton, Alberta.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed, divided
  • 8 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 8 slices tomato


  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; set aside. In a large skillet,
  • saute garlic and dill in 3 tablespoons butter for 1 minute; Add
  • chicken; cook over medium heat until a meat thermometer reads
  • 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  • Spread both sides of bread with remaining butter. In a large skillet
  • or griddle, grill bread on both sides until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, lemon juice and
  • remaining dill; spread on one side of grilled bread. Place lettuce,
  • chicken and tomato on four slices of bread; top with remaining
  • bread. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 595 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 1,015 mg sodium,

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Dilly Chicken Sandwiches (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 70 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 19 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.