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Salsa Chicken Sandwiches

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb)
4
whole wheat burger buns, split
1/4
cup black bean dip
1/4
cup Muir Glen™ organic garlic cilantro salsa
1/2
cup shredded lettuce

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Chicken contains vitamin B6, also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 is important for digesting proteins, plus it helps to keep hair and nerves healthy.

Using chicken breasts instead of breaded chicken patties shaves both calories and fat from this lighter recipe version of this quick and easy sandwich.

Directions

  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 2 Place chicken on rack in broiler pan. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once (and adding buns, cut sides up, the last 3 to 4 minutes), until chicken is no longer pink in center and buns are lightly toasted.
  • 3 Spread bottom half of each bun with 1 tablespoon dip. Top each with chicken breast; spread with 1 tablespoon salsa. Top each with 2 tablespoons lettuce and top of bun.

Using chicken breasts instead of breaded chicken patties shaves both calories and fat from this lighter recipe version of this quick and easy sandwich.

Rate and Comment

Using chicken breasts instead of breaded chicken patties shaves both calories and fat from this lighter recipe version of this quick and easy sandwich.