Blackened Chicken Sandwiches
Spicy and Hearty!

Servings: 4

• 2 teaspoons paprika
• 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
• 1/8 teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
• 4 slices thin-cut boneless, skinless chicken breast (3/4 pound total)
• 4 slices turkey bacon
• 8 teaspoons light mayonnaise
• 8 leaves green leaf lettuce
• 4 thick slices of tomato
• 8 slices whole wheat toast

Heat gas grill to medium or prepare charcoal grill with medium-hot coals. In a small bowl, mix together spices: paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, salt and pepper. Rub 1 teaspoon into chicken breasts. Stir remaining rub into mayonnaise.

Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking oil spray. Heat skill on medium high heat. Cook turkey bacon until crisp. Break pieces into two pieces and set aside.


To microwave bacon, arrange 4 slices on paper plate and cover with paper towel. Arrange remaining 4 slices on top of toweling and cover with another paper towel. Microwave on HIGH for 7 to 8 minutes or until bacon is crisp.

Make sure chicken is thin cut. If not pound between two pieces of plastic wrap. Grill chicken for 2 minutes. Turn over and continue to grill an additional 1 to 2 minutes.

Spread each slice toast with 2 teaspoons prepared mayonnaise. Top four sides of toast with chicken, then top each with 2 lettuce leaves, 1 slice tomato and 2 bacon pieces. Top each with remaining 4 slices toast, mayo side down and serve.

Per Serving: 229 Calories; 8g Fat (27.9% calories from fat); 2g Saturated Fat; 9g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 609mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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