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Chicken salad sandwich

3
Lunch & Light Meals
2 peopleServes
2

If you’re using whole chicken breasts larger than 4 ounces, butterfly them open so they’re the proper size. Grill the chicken ahead of time for fast assembly. This is a great opportunity to make extra chicken and turkey bacon and refrigerate or freeze them for later use.

  • Chicken breast, raw, 8 oz(s), (two 4-oz pieces), boneless and skinless
  • Salt, ¼ tsp(s)
  • White pepper, ¼ tsp(s), ground
  • Onion powder, ¼ tsp(s)
  • Turkey bacon, 4 strip(s), cooked crisp and chopped
  • Light mayo, ¼ cup(s), or low-fat
  • Celery, ¼ cup(s), finely diced
  • Green onion, 1 tbsp(s), chopped, (finely chop the bottom bulbs)
  • Red grapes, 4 oz, washed and sliced
  • Swiss cheese, 2 oz, or Gruyere cheese, shredded or cubed
  • Whole wheat bread, 4 slice(s), or sandwich thins
  • Lettuce, 4 leaf(s), inner
  • Tomato, 4 slice(s), thin/small
  • Red onion, 4 slice(s), thin

Method

Preheat a grill. Season the chicken breasts with salt, white pepper and onion powder. Grill the chicken over medium heat. A 3- to 4-ounce chicken breast should take approximately 4-5 minutes on each side to reach an internal temperature of 165°F. Remove from heat and chop the chicken into ½-inch to 1-inch sized pieces. (If you’re making extra chicken, set it aside before chopping.)

If you haven’t already done so, cook the turkey bacon until crispy. Mix together the chicken, mayo, celery, green onions, turkey bacon, grapes, cheese, and some salt and pepper.

Place the chicken salad mixture on 2 pieces of bread and spread out. Top each with lettuce, tomato, onion and another piece of bread. Cut each sandwich in half diagonally and serve.

Nutrition facts per serve
Makes 2 serves

Food Groups

V
Vegetables
0.7
F
Fruits
0.6
C
Carbohydrates
2.3
PD
Protein/Dairy
2.8
Ft
Fats
1.6
S
Sweets
0

Nutrition Facts

Calories599
Total Fat25.1 g
- Saturated Fat8.5 g
Cholesterol138.7 mg
Sodium1278 mg
Total Carbohydrate45.8 g
- Dietary Fiber5.6 g
- Total Sugars15.3 g
-- Added Sugars0 g
Protein47.3 g

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