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Classic Chicken Panini

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Classic Chicken Panini
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Grilled sandwich dinner ready in just 20 minutes! Serve these classic chicken Panini topped with cheese, onion, tomato and muffins – perfect for Italian cuisine.
Updated Nov 1, 2010

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2 teaspoons white or flavored vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 whole wheat English muffins, split
  • 4 slices (3/4 oz each) fat-free mozzarella cheese product
  • 4 thin slices red onion
  • 1 plum (Roma) tomato, cut into 8 slices

Steps

  • 1
    Heat closed medium-size contact grill for 5 minutes. Sprinkle chicken with seasoning blend. Place chicken on grill. Close grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinegar and garlic powder. Spread on English muffin halves. Place chicken on bottoms of English muffins. Top with cheese, onion, tomato and tops of muffins.
  • 3
    Place sandwiches on grill. Close grill, pressing to flatten sandwiches; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until sandwiches are toasted.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Regular tomatoes can be substituted for the plum tomatoes but may add more moisture to the sandwiches during grilling.
  • tip 2
    Try this with other types of cheese, such as reduced-fat Swiss, provolone or Cheddar.

Nutrition

360 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 37g Protein, 32g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
5g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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