Grilled Honey Lime Chicken Sandwiches

Total Time:
47 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
10 min
Cook:
12 min

Yield:
4 sandwiches
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 rounded teaspoon cumin
  • A handful cilantro, finely chopped, about 1/2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, canola, or corn oil
  • 4 (6 to 8-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon grill seasoning blend or coarse salt and pepper
  • Five Vegetable Slaw Salad, recipe follows
  • Toppings: lettuce, tomato, red onion, and sliced avocado
  • 1 cup prepared salsa verde
  • 4 crusty rolls, split
  • Five Vegetable Slaw Salad:
  • 1 pound packaged shredded cabbage
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut across into thin slices
  • 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and cut across into thin slices
  • 4 scallions, sliced thinly on an angle (greens and whites)
  • 1/2 European seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 /4 cup (3 healthy drizzles) honey
  • 3 tablespoons (a couple of glugs) vegetable or light colored oil
  • Salt and pepper
Directions

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle chicken with seasoning blend or salt and pepper. Coat chicken in dressing and set aside for 10 minutes.

Grill chicken on an indoor electric grill 6 to 7 minutes on each side or pan fry over medium high heat in a large nonstick skillet uncovered 6 minutes per side.

Slice chicken breasts on an angle and pile meat roll bottoms. Top with lettuce, tomato, red onion and sliced avocado. Spread salsa on roll tops as a condiment. Serve sandwiches with Five Vegetable Slaw Salad and assorted tortilla chips.

Five Vegetable Slaw Salad:

Combine vegetables in a bowl. In another small bowl, whisk lime juice and honey, and drizzle in oil to combine dressing. Pour dressing over slaw and season with salt and pepper, to taste.


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