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Marinated Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

These Marinated Grilled Chicken Sandwiches are better than any fast food or restaurant chicken sandwich I have ever had. They are so easy to make, and I don't feel any guilt feeding them to my children because I know exactly what they are made of.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute recipe, Grilled chicken, grilled chicken sandwich, Marinated Chicken
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 489kcal

Equipment

  • Ziploc Bag
  • Grill
  • meat thermometer

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 6 lettuce leaves optional
  • 2 tomatoes (sliced) optional
  • 1 cup dill pickle slices optional
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise optional
  • 2 avocados (sliced) optional

Instructions

  • Mix together the oil, honey, lime juice, chili 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!).
  • 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.
  • If you want, you can toast your buns on the grill.
  • Top with your favorite toppings.

Notes

Sauce Options for this sandwich
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Chipotle Mayo
  • Homemade Chick Fil A Sauce 
  • Our Famous Secret Sauce Sauce 
  • Maple Mustard Glaze 
  • Honey Mustard
  • Ketchup
  • Mayo
  • Mustard

Nutrition

Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 624mg | Potassium: 980mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2352IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 3mg