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Low-Fat Cajun Chicken Sandwiches on Toasted Whole Grain Bread

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  • 5 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless
  • 10 slices wholegrain bread, toasted
  • 2 cups lettuce, coarsely shredded

Marinade Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Kikkoman teriyaki marinade
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic pepper

Spread Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Tbsp. plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. prepared horseradish


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in a shallow glass casserole. Place chicken filets in marinade, turning once to coat. Cover and refrigerate, two to four hours. Remove chicken from marinade.
  2. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise and horseradish in a small bowl. Spread one side of each toasted slice with the mayonnaise mixture. Place shredded lettuce on half of the slices.
  3. Grill marinated filets over medium-hot coals approximately four minutes on each side, or until chicken is done. Add to sandwich and serve.

Yield: 5 sandwiches

Nutrition Analysis (per serving):
Calories: 289
Fat: 5 g (1 g saturated)
Cholesterol: 76 mg
Protein: 35 g
Fiber: 4 g
Sodium: 402 mg

Recipe provided by Kathy Duran-Thal, RDN, LD, Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services