Saturday, July 20, 2013

Recipe of the Day

Buffalo Chicken Panini

This recipe provides 4 servings. (serving size: 1 sandwich)


1) 1 pound chicken breast tenders
2) 8 (1 ounce) slices sourdough bread
3) 6 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
4) 1/4 cup hot pepper sauce, divided
5) 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese


Preheat broiler; coat broiler pan with cooking spray. Combine 2 tablespoons sauce and chicken in a bowl, tossing to coat. Arrange chicken in a single layer on a broiler pan; broil approx. 4 mins. on each side, until done. Place chicken in a bowl; toss with remaining 2 tablespoons sauce. Combine cheese and mayonnaise. Spread 3 tablespoons cheese mixture on each of 4 bread slices; top each with one-forth of cooked chicken and 1 bread slice.

Heat grill pan over medium high heat. Coat pan with cooking with cooking spray. Arrange 2 sandwiches in pan. Place a heavy skillet on top of sandwiches; press lightly. Cook for approx. 3 mins. on each side, until bread is toasted (leave skillet on sandwiches while they cook). Repeat entire process with remaining 2 sandwiches.

Nutritional value per serving: 

Total calories: 420
Total Fat: 16 grams (saturated 5 grams)
Protein: 32 grams
Carbs: 30 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium : 750 mg
Calcium: 100 mg


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