Grilled Chicken Sandwiches
2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
6 Tbsp mayonaise
1 tspn ground ancho chile pepper
1 tspn grated lime rind
1 tspn fresh lime juice
1/4 tspn ground chipolte chili pepper
5 tspns olive oil
4 thick slices of sweet onion (I'm a maui or vidalia girl myself)
1 red bell pepper, seeded and quartered
1/2 tspn salt
4 chicken breasts, pounded flat
1/4 tspn ground cumin
1/4 tspn black pepper
4 sandwhich buns
4 red lettuce leaves
Heat grill pan over medium high heat
Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl.
Brush 3 tspns oil evenly over onion and bell pepper. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place onion and bell pepper on grill pan. Cook 3 1/2 minutes on each side or until tender. Remove from pan, keep warm.
Brush 2 tspns oil evenly over chicken. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tspn salt, cumin, and black pepper. Place chicken on grill pan cooking 6 minutes on each side or until done.
Split buns in half horizontally. Spread mayonaise mixture evenly over cut sides of buns. Top bottom half o each bun with lettuce, 1 bell pepper quarter, 1 onion slice and 1 chicken breast. Cover with top halves of buns.
Pairs Well With
This recipe originally called for tuna, but since I don't eat fish, I adapted it for chicken.