30 minute Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

30 minute Grilled Chicken Sandwiches from 101 Cooking For Two

An easy grilling that will leave them raving. Good for a weekend company lunch or a weeknight. Very moist and tasty.

Here is a secret in here that many already know. The secret is to grilling skinless boneless chicken breasts well is thinner uniform pieces. That is not what you get for your local supermarket. Those suckers can be huge and thick. You can’t cook it well and it won’t do in a sandwich anyways.

1) I needed to feed five people and wanted leftovers so I cooked a family pack of skinless boneless chicken breasts. In the package there were three of those huge breast and 5 reasonable size ones. I left the normal size ones and cut chicken fillets from the large ones.

2) I used 7:2:2 seasoning (see my post on 7:2:1 for this garlic packed variation).

3) Cook over high heat. The thinner fillets were done in 12-15 minutes while the whole breast took about 20 minutes to get above 160.

Rating

This will be the go to recipe for Saturday lunches.

Clean oil and preheat grill on high. (This is my new Weber Summit grill. Highly recommended.)

Rinse and pat dry chick breast. Trim of any fat and bone.

Cut any huge chicken breasts into fillets.

Sprinkle with 7:2:1 or 7:2:2 depending on your garlic desire.

Place over high heat.

After 2-3 minutes flip the chicken. See the edged turning white. That is your clue that it is time to turn the chicken.

Cook until internal temp of 160-165. The thinnest were done in 12 minutes. Most in 15 and the thickest whole breast about 20 minutes.

A sorry picture but it is all I have…

30 minute Grilled Chicken Sandwiches
by DrDan at 101 Cooking for Two September-5-2011
An easy grilling that will leave them raving. Good for a weekend company lunch or a weeknight. Very moist and tasty.
Ingredients
  • 2 Skinless boneless chicken breast
  • to taste 7:2:1 or 7:2:2 seasoning
Instructions
1) Clean oil and preheat grill on high.2) Rinse and pat dry chick breast. Trim of any fat and bone.3) Cut any huge chicken breasts into fillets.4) Sprinkle with 7:2:1 or 7:2:2 depending on your garlic desire.5) Place over high heat.After 2-3 minutes flip the chicken6) Cook until internal temp of 160-165. The thinnest were done in 12 minutes. Most in 15 and the thickest whole breast about 20 minutes.
Details

Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2

Updated
September 14 2011

Comments

  1. says

    Big Dan, grillin’ in the rain :) (I noticed the droplets on the grill.)

    Several great tips in this post. I like to butterfly larger breasts. I used to just pound them to an even thickness but sometimes you ended up with a result that was way to big for a sandwich. Filleting or butterflying are the way to go.

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