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How To Make a Monterey Chicken Sandwich
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Monterey Chicken Sandwich

This easy Monterey Chicken Sandwich is perfect for an easy dinner or lunch idea. It does not take long to make and it is a nice change-up to the usual chicken dinners. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Easy Dinner Ideas
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 577kcal


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 2 slices red onion
  • 2 slices Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon green chilis
  • 2 large lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices bread


  • 1. Sprinkle salt and pepper equally on chicken breasts.
  • 2. Heat oil a large skillet or grill pan, cook chicken breasts over medium heat 5-7 minutes. Turn over the chicken, about 5 minutes more.
  • 3. Add barbecue sauce to pan and coat chicken for 2 minutes.
  • 4. Add a slice of cheese on top of each breast and cook for 1 minute or until chicken reaches 165°F.
  • 5. Place chicken on a paper towel to drain and then build a sandwich.
  • 6. On two slices of bread layer, lettuce, chicken breast with cheese, onion, and ½ of the green chilis
  • 7. Place another bread slice on top.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 577kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 821mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g