Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Looking for a quick, easy and healthy alternative for a classic fried chicken sandwich? Try this grilled chicken sandwich on a whole wheat bun that contains less calories, less fat and more fiber!

— Afaf Qasem, MS, RDN, LDN, Registered Dietitian, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare


1 Chicken Breast, Boneless, Skinless
1 Hamburger Bun, 100% Whole Wheat
1 Lettuce Leaf, Green
1 Tomato, Sliced
1 tsp Italian Dressing


Thaw chicken overnight in refrigerator. Stock grill station with thawed chicken breasts and wheat rolls. Slice tomato, wrap and refrigerate. Separate green leaf lettuce leaves, wash and allow to dry. Refrigerate. Preheat grill or griddle to 325 degrees F.

Coat each chicken breast with 1 tsp dressing and place on griddle or grill (may need to lightly spray with vegetable oil spray). Cook for 2 1/2 minutes or until edges brown (internal temperature should be at least 165 degrees F). Toast cut sides of hamburger roll and assemble.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories: 260
Calories from Fat: 45
Total Fat: 5.0g
Saturated Fat: 1.0g
Trans Fat: 0.0g
Cholesterol: 60.0mg
Sodium: 340.0mg
Total Carbohydrate: 27.0g
Dietary Fiber: 4.0g
Sugars: 6.0g
Protein: 28.0g

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1 Response

  1. No cooking instructions? I assume you marinate the chicken breast in the Italian dressing or use it in lieu of regular condiments?