Chicken and Peppers Sandwiches

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Oct. 12, 2011


Boneless chicken breast halves 1 Pound , skinned (4 Pieces)
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Water 2 Tablespoon
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Dried whole basil 1 Teaspoon
Dried whole oregano 1 Teaspoon
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , crushed
Pepper 1 Dash
Vegetable cooking spray 1
Part skim mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce , shredded (1/2 Cup)
Finely chopped green pepper 3 Tablespoon
Finely chopped sweet red pepper 3 Tablespoon
Finely chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
Curly leaf lettuce 4
Whole wheat hamburger buns 2 , split



1) Discard the excess fat from chicken breast halves.

2) Place the chicken breast between 2 sheets of wax paper.

3) Use a meat mailer or rolling pin to flatten the breast to 1/4-inch thickness.

4) In a shallow container, place the chicken breast halves.

5) In a small bowl, combine lemon juice and next 6 ingredients.

6) Stir well and pour over chicken.

7) Cover the chicken and place inside refrigerator to marinate for 2 hours.


8) Coat a grill oven with cooking spray.

9) Place the chicken on grill over hot coals by removing from marinade. Reserve the marinade.

10) Grill the chicken by placing 6 inches from the hot coals. Turn and baste with reserved marinade in every 5 minutes.

11) Transfer the chicken on plate and sprinkle cheese on top.

12) Place aside the chicken and keep warm.

13) Use a medium skillet to coat with cooking spray.

14) Place the skillet on medium heat and wait until hot.

15) Add green pepper, sweet red pepper, and onion to sauté for 2 minutes or until tender.

16) Remove from heat.

17) Use 4 bun halves to line with lettuce leaves.

18) Spoon the reserved chicken on lettuce leaves.

19) Spread 2 tablespoons pepper mixture on each bun half.


20) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313Calories from Fat 113

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 261 mg10.88%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet