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California Chicken Sandwich with fresh fruit
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California Chicken Sandwich with Citrus Mayo

There is a New Comfort Food wave coming and this California Chicken Sandwich with Citrus Mayo fits the bill.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword california chicken sandwich, chicken sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Sandwiches
Calories 574kcal
Author Candi Elm


Citrus Mayonnaise

  • 1/3 light or fat free mayo
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice or 2 drops Orange culinary grade essential oil
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice or 1 drop Lime culinary grade essential oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce


  • 4 skinned, boned chicken breast halves or tenders 4 oz each
  • 1/4 salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 Slices of toasted sourdough bread
  • 4 small romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 - 2 Tomato sliced
  • 1 sliced avocado


  • Combine first 5 ingredients in bowl for mayonnaise in small bowl.
  • To prepare the sandwiches, add salt and pepper to chicken as desired.
  • Cook chicken in a non stick skillet sprayed with cooking oil. Cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from heat. Let cool. Cut chicken diagonally across grain into thin slices. Toast Sourdough Bread.
  • Spread 1 TB citrus mayonnaise on each of 8 bread slices. Add lettuce, tomato and avocado.


Serve with Fresh Fruit.


Calories: 574kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 917mg | Potassium: 979mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2824IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 6mg