Santa Fe Chicken Heroes Recipe

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Santa Fe Chicken Heroes Recipe
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Santa Fe Chicken Heroes Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/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.
Grill, uncovered, on an oiled rack over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until a 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.
Originally published as Santa Fe Chicken Heroes in Country Extra July 1994, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 322 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 494mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.

  • 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
  1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2-inch thickness. Rub both sides with oil. Combine seasonings; sprinkle on both sides of chicken.
  2. Grill, uncovered, on an oiled rack over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Let stand for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. 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.
Originally published as Santa Fe Chicken Heroes in Country Extra July 1994, p47

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