Cilantro-Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

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Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 270
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 7.2 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 29.1 g
Carbohydrate 20.5 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 331 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
2 tablespoons chopped tomato
Dash of ground red pepper
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 clove garlic
2 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
Vegetable cooking spray
2 green leaf lettuce leaves
4 (1/2-ounce) slices reduced-calorie Italian bread, toasted


Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add first 9 ingredients. Process 1 minute or until blended.

Place chicken in a shallow baking dish; spoon 3 tablespoons cilantro mixture over chicken, turning to coat. Reserve remaining cilantro mixture. Cover and marinate chicken at least 4 hours, turning occasionally.

Coat grill rack with cooking spray; place on grill over medium-hot coals (350° to 400°). Place chicken on rack; grill, covered, 4 minutes on each side or until done.

Place a lettuce leaf on each of 2 bread slices. Place chicken breast halves on lettuce; spoon remaining cilantro mixture evenly over chicken, and top with remaining bread slices.


Cooking Light Light Cooking for Two,

Oxmoor House

January 1995
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