Ginger Lime Chicken Sandwiches

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 sandwich
  • Yields: 4 sandwiches
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Marinate: 1 hr to 4 hrs
  • Grill: 7 mins to 8 mins
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Ginger Lime Chicken Sandwiches
6 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
teaspoon coarse salt
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
cup snipped fresh cilantro
tablespoons lime juice
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoons honey
tablespoons grated fresh ginger
cup mayonnaise
hamburger buns or kaiser rolls, split
olive oil
lettuce leaves
Thinly sliced red onion
  1. Halve chicken breasts horizontally. Sprinkle chicken with coarse salt and freshly ground pepper; place in a self-sealing plastic bag set in a shallow dish.
  2. For marinade, in a medium bowl whisk together cilantro, lime peel, lime juice, olive oil, honey, and ginger. Pour over chicken in bag. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, for garlic mayonnaise in a small bowl combine mayonnaise and garlic. Cover and chill.
  4. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. For a charcoal or gas grill, grill chicken, over medium heat* for 7 to 8 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once. Brush cut sides of buns lightly with additional olive oil. Grill, cut side down, for 10 seconds or until lightly toasted.
  5. Spread bun tops with garlic mayonnaise, then assemble: Top bun bottoms with lettuce, chicken breast, red onions, if desired, and bun tops.
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Nutrition Facts (Ginger Lime Chicken Sandwiches)
    Per serving:
  • 422 kcal cal.,
  • 24 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 8 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 11 g monounsatured fat),
  • 60 mg chol.,
  • 698 mg sodium,
  • 28 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 23 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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