Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Sandwiches

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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

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Recipe from Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 333
  • Calories from fat: 11%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 43.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.5g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Cholesterol: 99mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 608mg
  • Calcium: 75mg

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

Preparation

  1. 1. Prepare grill.
  2. 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. 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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