Mexican Chicken Sandwiches Recipe
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Mexican Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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These lively sandwiches have a special feel with grilled bread and savory melted cheese, but they come together in less than 30 minutes! Samantha Anhalt of Spring Lake, Michigan shares the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 1/2 cup salsa

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 585 calories, 39 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 942 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the oil and seasonings. Rub over both sides of chicken. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or a meat thermometer reaches 170°.
  2. Meanwhile, combine 1 cup cheese and mayonnaise; set aside. Grill bread on one side until lightly browned. Spread with cheese mixture; grill until cheese is melted.
  3. Place chicken on four slices of toast; top with salsa, remaining shredded cheese and remaining toast. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Chicken Sandwiches in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 585 calories, 39 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 942 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2014

"These were so easy to mak and delicious. We added grilled onions and cilantro to top the sandwich!"

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2010

"This was excellent. My husband and I loved it. We made it three times already.Thank You"

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