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Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 1 servings

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This recipe is...

  • low in fat
  • rich in protein
  • lower in carbs
 
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Grilled Chipotle-Herb Chicken Sandwiches

This recipe serves: 
Ingredients
For the chicken:
1/4 chipotle pepper, rehydrated, stemmed and seeded
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
1/2 clove garlic, peeled
1 pinch salt
1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
drizzle of olive oil
1 skinless, boneless chicken breast, about 4 to 6 ounces
For the sandwiches:
2 tablespoons cream cheese, low-fat whipped
2 teaspoons minced, sweet onion
1 whole grain sandwich bun, sliced in half
1 large green leaf lettuce leaf, shredded
Cooking Instructions
For the chicken:
1. Combine the chipotle pepper, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper in a mortar and pestle or chop them on a cutting board until they form a paste. Add the olive oil to the mortar and pestle or transfer the mixture to a small bowl and add the olive oil.

2. Rub the chicken breasts with the chipotle paste and set aside.

3. Preheat the grill or broiler.

4. Cook the chicken for about 4 to 6 minutes per side, until it is cooked through. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board to let rest.

For the sandwich:
5. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese and onions. Add salt and pepper to taste.

6. Lay out the sandwich bun on a work surface in front of you. Spread the cream cheese on each side of the bun. Sprinkle the lettuce on the sandwich, and place one chicken breast on the bun.

7. Cut the sandwich on the diagonal and serve.

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 1

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 511
  • Carbohydrate
  • 67 g
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • Protein
  • 66 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 4 g
  • Sodium
  • 948 mg
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