Chili Chicken Sandwiches
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
- 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
- 3 tablespoons chopped green onions
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- 4 hard rolls
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
- In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Stir in the chicken, cheddar cheese, chilies, onions and seasonings.
- Cut top fourths off of rolls; carefully hollow out bottoms, leaving 1/4-in. shells (discard removed bread or save for another use). Fill bottom portions with chicken mixture; replace tops.
- Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 659 calories, 40g fat (23g saturated fat), 170mg cholesterol, 909mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 40g protein.
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Jan 20, 2015
Enjoyed the flavor of these sandwiches. Great over rice as well.
Jan 26, 2013
My husband says I must make these again! I did omit the red pepper flakes and used canned chicken instead of fresh. It was really good!
May 30, 2012
Really good. When I make it again, I will make it as a dip and shred the chicken and eat it with a dark rye.
Dec 5, 2011
We tried it, didn't care for it at all. It might be good without the green chile, but it was not something I would make again as it is.
Sep 20, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
This was GREAT! I toasted the buns & just heated the meat mixture on the stove then added it to the toasted buns so I didn't have to heat the oven. YUMMY!
Jun 23, 2010
This had a wonderful flavor but didn't have the heat my family craves. Next time will turn it up a notch by adding a couple of tablespoons of chopped jalapeno.
Jun 10, 2010
I used french bread instead of the hard rolls. Was like a chicken grilled cheese sandwich. Yum! Will definitely be making again.
Sep 18, 2009
Great Sandwiches! I make the receipe for my husband and I and freeze half of it. It's great to pull out of the freezer and stick it in the fridge early in the morning to defrost for dinner that night.
Jan 31, 2009
Delicious. I brought the leftovers to the office for lunch the next day and shared with all my co-workers. They ALL wanted the recipe. Hearty and simple.