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Texas-Size Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Texas-Size Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Spicy chipotle hot sauce and buttery New York Bakery Garlic Texas Toast give this grilled chicken sandwich its Texas-sized flavor.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Ready In: 90 minutes


  • New York Bakery Texas Garlic Toast
  • New York Bakery Texas Cheese Toast
  • For grilled chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon CHIPOTLE TABASCO® SAUCE
  • Four 5 -6 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 ounces JARLSBERG CHEESE, sliced thin

  • For sauce
  • 1/3 cup light or regular mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle hot sauce, or to taste
  • Freshly cracked black pepper

  • For sandwich
  • 8 pieces GARLIC OR CHEESE TEXAS TOAST, prepared according to direction on package
  • 4 pieces Romaine lettuce, cleaned
  • 1/2 cup pickled red onions, see recipe below or 2 thin slices red onion, broken into rings


For grilled chicken breasts, whisk together lime juice and chipotle hot sauce in a bowl; add chicken breast and coat with marinade. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.

For sauce, whisk together mayonnaise, chipotle hot sauce and a pinch of pepper, set aside.

Discard marinade; brush chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle with a generous amount of salt and pepper. Prepare grill to medium heat. Cook chicken breast 7 to 8 minutes on both sides or until chicken in thoroughly cooked. Immediately place cheese on top of chicken breasts.

To assemble sandwiches, spread each slice of New York Bakery Texas Garlic or Cheese Toast and equal amount of sauce. Place lettuce atop four pieces of Texas Toast. Slice each chicken breast horizontally, and place atop lettuce. Top each sandwich with pickled onions and cover with remaining pieces of Texas Toast. Serve immediately.

This recipe can easily be cut in half.

For quick method, use grilled or roasted chicken breast purchased from a deli, microwave just until warm and top with cheese. Follow remaining directions. The assemble sandwich can also be finished in a panini machine or pan.

Pickled Red Onions

  • 1 medium red onion, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed

Place onion slices in a microwave safe bowl; cover with water and microwave for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse onion slices. In same bowl, whisk together remaining 6 ingredients and 1/2 cup water. Microwave 1 minute. Add onion slices and microwave 3 minutes. Remove bowl from microwave, cover with plastic wrap and steep onion slices for 10 minutes. Remove garlic clove and pour off most liquid. Cool completely. Store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


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