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Easy Chicken Melts Recipe

Easy Chicken Melts Recipe

“These cheesy, Cajun-flavored sandwiches are toasty and delicious right out of the oven. When I have leftover baked chicken breasts, I cut them up and use instead of the canned chicken,” says Jessi Holland of Pensacola, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 1 can (9-3/4 ounces) chunk white chicken, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 10 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the chicken, 1/2 cup cheese, onion, green pepper, mayonnaise, Cajun seasoning and garlic. Spread over bread slices. Top each with a tomato slice; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 2. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until bread is toasted and golden brown. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 349 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 784mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2016

"I didn't really care for these much. They were okay but not great; a little bit of a odd taste."

Reviewed Aug. 11, 2015

"easy to make and great taste. I have made this numerous times and whole family likes"

Reviewed Jul. 7, 2009

"This is good, but salty. If I make it again, I would omit the cajun seasoning & make my own salt-free version (cayenne, garlic, onion, oregano). The cooking method would be good with your fave tuna salad too."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2009

" This looks very yummy and something quick and easy for dinner on a busy night. "

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