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Chicken Melts


  • 4 slices cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno pepper jelly
  • 1 package (6 ounces) thinly sliced deli smoked chicken breast
  • 3 ounces Havarti cheese, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened


  • 1. Spread two bread slices with jelly. Layer with chicken and cheese; top with remaining bread. Butter outsides of sandwiches.
  • 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 493 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 1164mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 4g fiber), 32g protein.


Average Rating: 4.76923
  • bunny99
    Feb 20, 2018

    Delicious! Loved the flavors!

  • Maryrose90
    Jul 16, 2015

    Felt adventurous making this sandwich as it was unlike anything we usually eat. My husband didn't care for it as he's a "plain" food kind of guy. However, my son and I thought it was fabulous! Will make it again when the hubster won't be around for dinner. :)

  • kallsmom
    Aug 25, 2014

    These are so good and easy to make! Never thought to put these items together as a sandwich!

  • zucchinilady
    Dec 24, 2011

    I had lots of left over turkey from Thanksgiving and thought of this sandwich/ everyone loved them/used swiss cheese on it - had just bought some hot pepper jelly at a craft sale!

  • kredhead
    Sep 21, 2011

    This sandwich was a nice change of pace. I substituted Habanero jelly since that is what I had on hand, it was spicy hot and delicious. I use my George Foreman grill to make any kind of sandwich melt instead of a pan and it comes out just like a panini press with the ridges and everything. No need to butter the slices..which can rip the tender bread...just run your butter over the hot grill plates, stick your sandwich in & voila...crispy, crunchy, buttery & almost zero clean up.

  • blgpts
    Jan 6, 2015

    this is a great sandwich with lots of possibilities.

  • dbushey
    Sep 19, 2011

    I thought it would be weird but I happened to have all the ingredients so I made it for my Teenage son..he asked for seconds.

  • schield
    Sep 19, 2011

    This is one of my favorite sandwiches!

  • bents
    Aug 23, 2011

    Outstanding! My family gave these rave reviews. The only changes I made were: I put the jelly on the inside of BOTH slices of bread and I used sharp white cheddar cheese instead of the Havarti. We will definitely be making these again!

  • gbmarble
    Aug 25, 2010

    Couldn't believe I had all the ingredients on hand. Just had to make it. It was good. My son thought it was a little too sweet but I expected it with the pepper jelly.

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