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Chicken Grilled Cheese

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Yields 4 Servings

By Stefano Faita

Ingredients

2 cups (500 mL) cooked, shredded chicken
4 tsp (20 mL) mayonnaise
1 or 2 sprigs tarragon, finely chopped
1 green onion, finely chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
garlic clove, minced
Zest of 1 lemon
8 slices crusty whole wheat bread
8 slices cheddar, Swiss or Havarti cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp (30 mL) unsalted butter (room temperature)

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Preparation

Mix chicken, mayonnaise, tarragon, green onion, mustard, garlic and lemon zest in a bowl. Evenly distribute the chicken spread and cheese slices among the four sandwiches. Season to taste and top with remaining slices of bread. Butter the outside of the bread and grill sandwiches until golden-brown and cheese has melted inside.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 500 Calories
Protein: 37 g
Carbohydrate: 31 g
Fat: 24 g
Fibre: 4.4 g
Sodium: 752 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 32 % / 354 mg
Selenium: 84 %
Folate: 58 %
Niacin: 53 %
Phosphorus: 39 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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