Chicken Florentine Grilled Cheese Recipe

Kathy
Kathy November 11, 2020
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How To Make Chicken Florentine Grilled Cheese

Try to add some more protein to your sandwich in our grilled cheese recipe! It’s filled with ooey-gooey cheese and well-seasoned chicken for a fuller meal.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Resting: 5 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tspolive oil
  • 1chicken breastsmall, boneless skinless
  • kosher salt
  • black pepperfreshly-cracked
  • slices breadsourdough or other preferred bread
  • butter
  • 4slicesArla Naturally Good Fontina Cheese
  • 2tbspsun-dried tomatoesroughly-chopped
  • 1handfulfresh baby spinach

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a medium saute pan over medium-high heat.

  2. While the oil is heating, season the chicken with a generous pinch of salt and black pepper.

  3. Add the chicken to the pan and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink on the inside.

  4. Remove pan from heat, then transfer the chicken to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes.

  5. After the chicken has rested, slice it into thin strips.

  6. Butter one side of each piece of bread.

  7. Place one slice, butter-side down, on the prep surface.

  8. Layer it evenly with 1 to 2 cheese slices, followed by the chicken slices, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and the remaining slice of bread, butter-side up.

  9. Heat the saute pan on the stove over medium-high heat.

  10. Carefully transfer the sandwich to the pan and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on the first side, or until the bread is toasted and the cheese starts to melt.

  11. Carefully flip the sandwich to the other side, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until the bread is toasted.

  12. Remove from pan, slice the sandwich down the middle, and serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1025.00kcal
  • Fat: 66.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 30.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.36g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.32g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.48g
  • Fiber: 3.45g
  • Sugar: 7.72g
  • Protein: 72.31g
  • Cholesterol: 251.84mg
  • Sodium: 1318.86mg
  • Calcium: 727.01mg
  • Potassium: 811.10mg
  • Iron: 4.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 376.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.11mg
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