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Grilled Chicken Sandwiches With Mozzarella Tomato And Basil

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  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon zest 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Thyme leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Tomatoes 2 , thinly sliced
  Chicken breast 12 (1/2 Inch Thick)
  Ciabatta rolls 6 , split
  Mozzarella slices 6
  Basil leaves 6 Large

1. In a large bowl, whisk 1/4 cup of the olive oil with the lemon zest, lemon juice, thyme, garlic and a generous pinch each of salt and pepper. Spoon 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mixture into a medium bowl, add the tomatoes and turn to coat. Add the chicken to the large bowl and turn to coat. Let the tomatoes and chicken stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
2. Light a grill. Brush the cut sides of the rolls with the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and grill over high heat until golden. Add the chicken to the grill, season with salt and pepper and grill over high heat, turning once, until cooked through and lightly charred, about 6 minutes. Place the chicken on the rolls and top with the mozzarella, tomato and basil. Spoon any tomato juices on the top half of the bun, close the sandwiches and serve.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6429 Calories from Fat 2614

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 284 g436.8%

Saturated Fat 44.4 g222%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 1329.8 mg443.3%

Sodium 5869.6 mg244.6%

Total Carbohydrates 340 g113.2%

Dietary Fiber 17.8 g71.1%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 570 g1140.9%

Vitamin A 93.3% Vitamin C 190.2%

Calcium 121.6% Iron 167.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches With Mozzarella Tomato And Basil Recipe