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Cilantro Slaw Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Cilantro Slaw Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Serve this grilled chicken sandwich, topped with refreshing cilantro slaw and pickled onions!


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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 40 min
Total Time
6
sandwiches

Ingredients

Pickled Onions

1/2 cup rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon agave nectar

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 cup water

1 medium (1 cup) red onion, thinly sliced

Dressing

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Slaw

4 cups shredded coleslaw mix

3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Chicken

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

6 (4-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

Rolls

6 soft round bakery rolls, split

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all pickled onion ingredients except onion in bowl; mix well. Add onions. Cover; let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine dressing ingredients in bowl; mix well. Remove 1/4 cup dressing mixture; refrigerate. Add slaw ingredients to remaining dressing mixture; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine butter, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper in bowl; mix well.

  5. STEP 5

    Rub chicken breasts with butter mixture. Place chicken onto grill; grill, turning occasionally, 18-20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with fork.

  6. STEP 6

    Spread reserved dressing mixture evenly over cut-sides of each roll. Layer bottom half of each roll with chicken breast and slaw mixture. Lift desired amount of pickled onions from brine mixture; place over slaw mixture. Top each with remaining half of roll.

Tip #1

- Leave remaining pickled onions in brine. Cover; store refrigerated. Pickled onions are great for sandwich toppers, tacos or burgers.

Tip #2

- Agave nectar can be found in the baking aisle near the sugars.

Nutrition (1 sandwich)

620 Calories
35 Fat (g)
110 Cholesterol (mg)
1420 Sodium (mg)
42 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
33 Protein (g)
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