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Chicken Sandwiches

Yield: 6 sandwiches
Prep 25 mins Chill 24 hrs
Chicken Sandwiches
Ingredients
  • 2  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (10 to 12 oz. total), finely chopped
  • 1  tablespoon  butter
  • 1  teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1  clove garlic, minced
  •  Dash  cayenne pepper
  • 1 3  ounce package  cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2  cup  shredded sharp cheddar cheese (2 oz.)
  • 1/4  cup  dairy sour cream
  • 1 10  ounce can  diced tomatoes and green chile peppers, drained
  • 2  green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh cilantro
  • 12  slices  white sandwich bread, crusts removed, or six 8-inch flour tortillas
  •  Avocado slices, cucumber slices, or tomato slices (optional)
  • 12  leaves  Bibb or green leaf lettuce
Directions

1. In a large skillet cook chicken in hot butter until lightly browned and no pink remains. Stir in chili powder, cumin, garlic, and cayenne; cook for 1 minute more. Cool slightly.

2. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and sour cream until creamy and combined. Fold in chicken mixture, drained tomatoes and peppers, green onions, and cilantro. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Spread mixture on 6 slices of bread. Top with avocado, cucumber, or tomato slices; add lettuce and remaining 6 slices of bread. (Or spread chicken mixture evenly over tortillas; top with lettuce, and avocado, cucumber, or tomato slices. Roll up tortillas. Makes 6 sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts (Chicken Sandwiches)
  • cal. (kcal) 324,
  • Fat, total (g) 15,
  • chol. (mg) 62,
  • sat. fat (g) 8,
  • carb. (g) 28,
  • Monounsaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 20,
  • vit. A (IU) 1069,
  • vit. C (mg) 6,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 6,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 77,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 543,
  • Potassium (mg) 294,
  • calcium (mg) 182,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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