Marinated Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

The other night, I was totally in a dinner rut.
All that I really wanted to do was just go grab some fast food and call it good.

But, we had already had fast food the night before, so I knew that I needed to pull myself together and just make dinner.I started thinking about how much I love grilled chicken sandwiches from our local fast food joint, I thought about how I could easily make it myself . . .
and this little number was born!
It was fast, easy, and my family loved it . . . which seems to be a recurring theme with the recipes that I post (I don’t post the ones that they gag on or complain about because chances are that your family would probably do the same!).

Anyway, this is a quick and yummy alternative to fast food . . . and you won’t feel guilty feeding it to your family!

Serves: 6

Marinated Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

35 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • your favorite sandwich toppings (lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayo, avocado, cheese, etc)


  1. Mix together the oil, honey, lime juice, chile powder, and cumin in a ziploc bag. Place chicken inside, zip bag closed, and make sure that chicken is fully coated by marinade. Place bag of chicken in the fridge and let marinade for at least 30 minutes (I actually let mine go for about 2 hours- but you could even let it go for 8-10 hours for really flavorful meat!).
  2. Remove chicken from fridge and preheat grill to medium high heat. Grill the chicken for a couple of minutes on each side, turning once, until the chicken is no longer pink and reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  3. If you want, you can melt your cheese on the chicken while it cooks and even toast your buns on the grill.
Recipe Type: Main Dish

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9 Responses to “Marinated Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe”

  1. We had this last night and it was a hit with all my kids and husband. I am having leftovers today and they are wonderful. We have had a Sixsisters month trying out all your yummy recipes. And guess what? They all passed with shining colors! Thank you!
  2. christopher d litteken
    i had a craving for a grilled chicken sandwich, so i searched out some recipes, and this is the one i settled upon. it sounds simple and delicious. the chicken is marinating now, and i'm sure it will taste as great as it sounds. thanks for the recipe.

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