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Hot Swiss Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

Hot Swiss Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

I've been making these open-faced sandwiches for years, and people always ask for the recipe. I sometimes serve the filling on slices of sourdough or tucked into pitas. —Edith Tabor of Vancouver, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 cups diced cooked chicken breast
  • 2/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 4 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 6 slices Italian bread (about 3/4 inch thick)
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 3/4 cup shredded lettuce


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, salt and lemon juice. Stir in the chicken, celery and cheese. Spread butter on each slice of bread; top each with 1/3 cup chicken mixture.
  • 2. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Top with tomato and lettuce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One sandwich equals 218 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 438 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.