Grilled Cheese

Mexi-Chicken Grilled Cheese Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 10 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories:
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Servings
4

This grilled cheese sandwich features a grilled chicken salad with chilies, tomatoes, lime juice, chili powder, pumpkins seeds and cilantro. The Sargento® Pepper Jack adds the melty cheese goodness that’s topped off with avocado.

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 12 slices Sargento® Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 8 slices Whole grain bread, sliced
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp Cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Diced green chilies, drained
  • 1 cup Grilled chicken, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 ea Avocado, pitted and sliced
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, chili powder and lime juice. Stir with a spoon until blended.
  2. Add chicken, chilies, tomatoes, pumpkin seeds and cilantro. Stir until well blended.
  3. Butter one side of 8 slices of bread.
  4. Place 2 slices of cheese on the unbuttered side of 4 slices of bread. Spoon chicken salad mixture on top of cheese. Place 3-4 slices of avocado over chicken salad. Place 1 slice of cheese over avocado. Place remaining bread slices over cheese butter side up.
  5. Pre-heat a large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-low heat.
  6. Grill sandwiches for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.
  7. Cut in half and serve.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50 grams
Saturated Fat 19 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 13 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 6 grams
Cholesterol 170 milligrams
Sodium 1500 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 39 grams
Dietary Fiber 12 grams
Total Sugars 6 grams
Protein 54 grams
Vitamin A 96RE
Vitamin C 7mg 10%
Calcium 421mg 40%
Iron 2mg 15%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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