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Santa Fe Chicken Heroes

 Santa Fe Chicken Heroes
My son, Jeffrey, discovered this recipe and shared it with me because he knows I'm also fond of easy and tasty meals from the grill. The Southwestern seasonings make the sandwiches spicy and very flavorful.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 6 French or Italian rolls, split
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Lettuce leaves and tomato slices
  • Salsa or picante sauce, optional

Directions

  • Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2-inch thickness. Rub both sides with
  • oil. Combine seasonings; sprinkle on both sides of chicken.
  • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat
  • or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until a
  • meat thermometer reads 170°. Let stand for 2 minutes or until
  • cheese is melted.
  • Brush rolls with butter; grill or broil just until toasted. Place
  • lettuce, tomato and chicken on rolls; top with salsa or picante
  • sauce if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich (calculated without lettuce and tomato) equals 322 calories,

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Santa Fe Chicken Heroes (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 15 g protein.
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