Caribbean Chicken Sandwiches

Caribbean Chicken Sandwich

Caribbean Chicken Sandwich


Makes 6 servings


6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon minced green onion
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 to 3 teaspoons jalapeño pepper sauce
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
3/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
6 hard rolls or hamburger buns, split
Lettuce leaves
Tomato slices (optional)


  1. Pound chicken to 1/4-inch thickness. Place chicken in large resealable food storage bag.
  2. Combine marmalade, vinegar, onion, oil, jalapeño, thyme and allspice in small bowl. Reserve 6 tablespoons marmalade mixture; set aside. Pour remaining marmalade mixture over chicken. Close bag securely, turning to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning after 30 minutes.
  3. Combine 6 tablespoons reserved marmalade mixture and mayonnaise in small bowl; cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  4. Prepare grill for direct cooking. Drain chicken; reserve marinade.
  5. Place chicken on grid. Grill, covered, over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center, turning halfway through cooking time and brushing with reserved marinade.
  6. Spread mayonnaise mixture on cut sides of each roll. Place lettuce and tomato, if desired, on bottom half of roll. Top with chicken and top half of roll.

Nutritional Information

Calories 480
Total Fat 18 g
Cholesterol 59 mg
Carbohydrate 64 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 17 g
Sodium 341 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Fruit 2
Meat 2
Fat 2-1/2

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