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Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Sandwiches

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Tickle your palate with a taste of the tropics. Pineapple has a natural juiciness that gives this sandwich an irresistible taste. The fruit also offers a healthy reason for indulging: It's a high source of vitamin C.Prep: 6 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices fresh pineapple
  • 4 (1.5-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted
  • Light mayonnaise (optional)
  • 4 large basil leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 333
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 43.4 g
  • carbohydrate 30.5 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 2.5 mg
  • sodium 608 mg
  • calcium 75 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done, brushing occasionally with lime juice. Grill pineapple 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned.

  3. Spread mayonnaise on bottom halves of buns, if desired. Top each with 1 chicken breast half, 1 pineapple slice, 1 basil leaf, and 1 bun top. Serve immediately.

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