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Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

Grilled Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich (calculated without pickles) equals 335 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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