Spicy Southwest Chicken Sandwich

Spicy chicken filet topped with warm queso cheese and a southwest avocado, black bean, corn and tomato salsa all served on a whole grain bun.

Spicy Southwest Chicken Sandwich

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Ingredients

Serves
10

Spicy Southwest Chicken Sandwich

10 buns

Whole Grain Bun, 2.0 oz.

10oz

Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce

10 leaves

Green Leaf Lettuce

½ cup (4 oz.)

Tomato diced

2 cups (1 lb.)

Corn

2 cups (1 lb.)

Black bean

½ cup (4 oz.)

Avocado, diced

1 Tbsp + 1 tsp

Tajin Seasoning

10 oz

White Cheese Sauce

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Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, thoroughly combine Diced Tomatoes, Black Beans, Corn and Diced Avocado with Tajin Seasoning to create a Veggie Salsa.  Let chill for 1 hour before serving.
  2. In a steel bowl, toss Frozen Chicken Filets with hot sauce until coated
  3. Place frozen sauced Chicken Filets in single layer on parchment lined sheet pan and cook at 350°F for 10-12 minutes – reached an internal temperature of 145°F.  Hold in warmer until ready to build sandwiched
  4. Warm cheese sauce for easy application

To Build Sandwich:

  1. Open Bun and place Leaf of Lettuce on bottom Bun
  2. Place Chicken Filet on top of Lettuce
  3. Using a #8 scoop (1/2 cup), add the Veggie Salsa on top of the Chicken Filet
  4. Using a 1 oz. ladle, drizzle White Cheese Sauce over the Veggie Salsa, cover with the top Bun and serve

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Main Ingredient
Chicken
Segment
K-12 Schools