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Mexican Chicken Sandwiches

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

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 shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 1/2 cup salsa

Directions

  • 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 thermometer reaches 170°.
  • 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.
  • Place chicken on four slices of toast; top with salsa, remaining shredded cheese and remaining toast.
Editor's Note
Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 585 calories, 39g fat (12g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 942mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 20g protein.

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  • ejt325
    Aug 27, 2014

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

  • ewunia11
    Jan 17, 2010

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