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Grilled Spicy Chicken Sandwiches

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  7 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Grill up a chicken breast sandwich with a secret-ingredient, sweet-hot sauce.

Ingredients

8
frozen crusty French dinner rolls
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
slices (1 oz each) Havarti or Monterey Jack cheese
1/2
cup peach preserves
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Lettuce leaves, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Bake dinner rolls as directed on package. Heat gas or charcoal grill. To flatten each chicken breast, place chicken between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Slice each chicken breast in half crosswise. Slice each piece of cheese in half; top each chicken breast piece with slice of cheese; cook 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix peach preserves and pepper flakes. Slice rolls; place chicken on bottom halves of rolls. Top each with 1 tablespoon preserves mixture. Cover with top halves of rolls.
  • 1 Bake dinner rolls as directed on package. Heat gas or charcoal grill. To flatten each chicken breast, place chicken between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Slice each chicken breast in half crosswise. Slice each piece of cheese in half; top each chicken breast piece with slice of cheese; cook 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix peach preserves and pepper flakes. Slice rolls; place chicken on bottom halves of rolls. Top each with 1 tablespoon preserves mixture. Cover with top halves of rolls.

Expert Tips

To add creaminess to this tasty sandwich, spread bottom half of each roll with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise before topping with chicken. Add a crunch with fresh lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
700mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
20g
20%
Protein
37g
37%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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