You can celebrate Cinco de Mayo all grilling season long, with these fast, fresh and flavourful Mexican Spice Grilled Chicken Sandwiches topped with fresh made salsa.
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Our collaboration with Wonder Bread and D’Italiano continues with this celebration of Mexican spices on a delicious grilled chicken sandwich.
It’s finally a bright sunny day in our neck of the woods and this delicious sandwich is just the thing to start the grilling season off right. The bright fresh salsa adds summery flavour and great colour to this dish as well.
I like to debone my own chicken breasts so that I can roast the bones and skins for stock later. I freeze them until I have enough to cover a baking sheet then use the instructions in my post on making Chicken Stock here.
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Originally published May 2017. Updated May, 2020.
You can celebrate Cinco de Mayo all grilling season long, with these fast, fresh and flavourful Mexican Spice Grilled Chicken Sandwiches on Wonder™ Whole Wheat Buns topped with fresh made salsa.
- 4 Wonder™ 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- For the seasoning mix
- 2 tbsp of chili powder
- 1 tsp powdered garlic
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp coarse black pepper
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 small de-seeded tomato, , diced
- ¼ cup bell pepper, , diced
- 1/2 a jalapeño pepper, , minced
- zest of 1/2 lime, , minced
- juice of 1/2 lime
- 1 clove garlic, , minced
- ¼ cup red onion, , diced
- salt and pepper to season
- To prepare the salsa, mix all of the ingredients for the salsa together in a glass bowl and set aside.
- Mix all of the ingredients in the seasoning mix together and sprinkle generously all over the chicken breasts.
- Grill over medium-high heat for about 7-8 minutes per side depending on the thickness of the chicken breasts.
- Serve topped with the fresh salsa on toasted Wonder™ 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns.
Serving Size1 burger
Amount Per Serving Calories 444Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 145mgSodium 762mgCarbohydrates 31gFiber 3gSugar 6gProtein 59g
The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.