Grilled Chicken and Zucchini Sandwich

Although you can use both light and dark meat on this sandwich, it's best with breast meat. To kick-start lunch preparation, cook the zucchini on the grill while you're cooking the chicken; you can even assemble the sandwich the night before.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 351
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 11.6 g
Satfat 3.9 g
Monofat 4.7 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 26.5 g
Carbohydrate 36.7 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 785 mg
Calcium 132 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
2 small zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise (about 12 ounces)
1 (8-ounce) package plain focaccia, cut in half horizontally
2 ounces thinly sliced sharp provolone cheese
1/4 cup sliced bottled roasted red bell peppers

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside.

Preheat grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.

Brush olive oil evenly over both sides of zucchini slices. Place half of zucchini on grill rack or grill pan; grill 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from grill or grill pan. Repeat procedure with remaining zucchini.

Layer bottom half of focaccia with cheese, zucchini, mayonnaise mixture, Grilled Lemon-Herb Chicken, bell peppers, and top half of focaccia. Cut into four wedges. Wrap in foil or parchment paper; chill.

Note:

Barbara Seelig Brown,

August 2005