Med Chicken Sandwich

Source: Recipe courtesy of Noodles & Company
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Main Ingredient: Poultry
Menu Part: Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 5

This noodle-centric chain recently introduced sandwiches to expand the "& Company" side of the menu. The healthy "Med" sandwich layers grilled chicken, feta cheese, vegtetables and tzatziki dressing on a base of flatbread.

Ingredients

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon, squeezed
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1 cucumber, seeded
1 heirloom tomato
1/2 cup lowfat yogurt
2 tbsp. lowfat mayonnaise
2 cloves garlic, chopped, divided
2 tsp. sriracha or other hot sauce
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 bunch spring onions, sliced
1 portobello mushroom cap (gills removed), chopped
1 tbsp. white wine
1 cup fresh organic baby spinach leaves
4 to 6 pieces round flatbread
4 tbsp. crumbled feta cheese
Fresh cilantro sprigs

Steps

  1. Prepare sandwich: Rinse chicken breasts and set aside. Season the chicken with salt and pepper; brush with olive oil, 1 tbsp. lemon juice and Italian seasoning. Grill chicken and set aside.
  2. Coarsely chop half the cucumber and tomato; set aside.
  3. Prepare tzatziki dressing: Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, juice of ½ lemon, 1 garlic clove and sriracha sauce; whisk and set aside.
  4. Over med. heat, heat vegetable oil. Saute red pepper, green onions, mushroom, remaining garlic and white wine until lightly tender-crisp. Add spinach; cook to wilt.
  5. Toast or grill the flatbread to warm.
  6. Slice the chicken and toss into sautéed vegetables. Spoon mixture onto flatbread.
  7. For service, top each sandwich with 1 tbsp. tzatziki. Garnish with tomatoes, cucumbers, feta and cilantro.