Marinated Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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Every bite of this grilled chicken is packed with flavor. The sweet brown sugar combines well with zesty mustard and ginger. Top the sandwich with any kind of cheese.—Ruth Lee, Troy, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 6 kaiser rolls, split and toasted
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 slices (1/2 ounce each) reduced-fat Swiss cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 430 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 103mg cholesterol, 595mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 45g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Spread mayonnaise over bottom of rolls; top with chicken, lettuce and cheese. Replace roll tops. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Chicken Sandwiches in Country Woman July/August 2005, p38

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angelasandoval User ID: 2401339 261957
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2017

"This one has quickly become a family favorite! We make the recipe as written but do an 8 hour flavorful!"

s_pants User ID: 174050 232258
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2015

"Absolutely loved by my family. I let it marinate for about 2-3 hours and broiled in the oven. I used crushed wheat sandwich rolls instead of the kaiser rolls."

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