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    South of the Border Chicken Sandwich

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    6 hrs 8 mins

    6 hrs

    8 mins

    Sue Lau's Note:

    Spicy grilled chicken sandwiches (or you can broil), with pepper-jack cheese and a spicy mayo to give it a little kick. Perfect for weekend meals!

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    For the Spicy Mayo

    For the Sandwiches


    1. 1
      Pound chicken to 1/4-inch thickness.
    2. 2
      Combine oil and juice in a resealable ziplock bag.
    3. 3
      Add chicken and marinate 4-6 hours.
    4. 4
      Combine ingredients for Spicy Mayo (mayonnaise, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, tomato paste, lime juice, and orange juice) until smooth.
    5. 5
      Chill for several 2-3 hours before making sandwiches to blend flavors.
    6. 6
      Remove chicken from marinade and discard marinade.
    7. 7
      Grill or broil chicken 8-10 minutes, or until cooked through, turning once while cooking.
    8. 8
      Remove chicken from heat and place cheese on chicken while it is very hot.
    9. 9
      Butter cut sides of rolls and grill or toast until lightly golden and crisp.
    10. 10
      Place chicken (with cheese), lettuce, tomato, red onion, a dallop of southwest mayo, and sprinkle about a tablespoon of chopped cilantro on each sandwich and top with upper portion of each roll.
    11. 11
      Serve hot.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 09, 2010


      This is a great sandwich! The flavors come together beautifully, and the citrus in the marinade and the mayo is a great touch. I used all of the optional ingredients. Now all I have to do is remember to start marinating it in time :) Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for South of the Border Chicken Sandwich

    Serving Size: 1 (375 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 622.9
    Calories from Fat 299
    Total Fat 33.3 g
    Saturated Fat 7.7 g
    Cholesterol 91.3 mg
    Sodium 735.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 46.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    Sugars 9.3 g
    Protein 34.1 g

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