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Spicy Southwestern Chicken Sandwiches

Spicy Southwestern Chicken Sandwiches

Rich, buttery avocado and sweet roasted red bell pepper balance the spiciness from the chipotles in this flavorful sandwich.

Cooking Light JULY 2007

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped avocado
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices sourdough bread, toasted
  • 8 (1/8-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 4 romaine lettuce leaves

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in chicken, pepper, and avocado. Divide chicken mixture evenly among 4 bread slices; top each with 2 tomato slices and 1 lettuce leaf. Cover with remaining 4 bread slices.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 347
  • Calories from fat: 22%
  • Fat: 8.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 31.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.9g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg
  • Iron: 2.6mg
  • Sodium: 555mg
  • Calcium: 61mg
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