Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches Recipe
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Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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4.5 14 17
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Basic, yet packed with flavor, this sandwich gets a kick from zesty cheese and savory bacon. It's a great meal for summer days. —Linda Foreman, Locust Grove, Oklahoma
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 2 center-cut bacon strips, cooked and halved
  • 2 slices (1/2 ounce each) pepper jack cheese
  • 2 hamburger buns, split
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1 slice onion, separated into rings
  • 2 slices tomato
  • Dill pickle slices, optional

Directions

Sprinkle chicken with poultry seasoning. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Top with bacon and cheese; cover and cook 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Serve on buns with lettuce, onion, tomato and pickles if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p63

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 335 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 2 center-cut bacon strips, cooked and halved
  • 2 slices (1/2 ounce each) pepper jack cheese
  • 2 hamburger buns, split
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1 slice onion, separated into rings
  • 2 slices tomato
  • Dill pickle slices, optional
  1. Sprinkle chicken with poultry seasoning. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  2. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Top with bacon and cheese; cover and cook 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  3. Serve on buns with lettuce, onion, tomato and pickles if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p63

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MarineMom_texas User ID: 31788 261198
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2017

"This sandwich is wonderful. We had it for dinner tonight and hubby said if he had a restaurant, he would serve this sandwich. It was that good. I highly recommend this recipe.

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susanloveslife User ID: 6347087 259384
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2017

"I make something very similar, but I pound the chicken breasts first to flatten them a little so that they cook a little quicker and are easier to eat on a sandwich. I also halve and grill alongside the chicken, jalape?os from my garden, and I stack the jalape?o on the sandwich when all is done. Adds that little extra flavor some mentioned was missing."

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Derby5 User ID: 1193779 243661
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2016

"Served these on onion rolls... Delicious!"

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Icedtea89 User ID: 7773090 143858
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2014

"LOVE this. I used turkey bacon and added avocado wedges along with a thin layer of mayo on the toasted ciabatta buns. To die for"

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Mammatot User ID: 7393265 182253
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"I made these for the family the other night and it was a big hit! Simple, easy and filling. Will definitely be making it again."

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LaciChadd User ID: 6963723 105010
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

"I didn't use poultry seasoning because I didn't have it. I just seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic powder. We also omitted the bacon and used whole wheat buns. (to cut some calories/fat) Overall it was great! We eat chicken a LOT, and sometimes I forget about these classic ways to make it tasty! Thanks!"

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Mshell5701 User ID: 5259782 167864
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"My Husband says he doesn't like chicken breast, ha ha, yes he does!"

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maryvandorin User ID: 1430948 181341
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2012

"i love the combination of ingredients."

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Peaches_77 User ID: 4311371 210700
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

"Blech - my first time using poultry seasoning - hated it. Would rather just season the chicken as I normally would & slap the pepper jack & bacon on."

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hyoung0243 User ID: 5984074 113977
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

"I wasn't going for a healthy alternative here, so we add as much bacon and cheese as we wanted, and it ROCKED!"

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