Mexican Chicken and Cheese Tortas

Mexican Chicken and Cheese Tortas Mexican Chicken and Cheese Tortas In Mexico, Tortas are a popular type of sandwich served on long crusty rolls called bolillos, but large, crusty French rolls work well. Enjoy this delicious version layered with seasoned chicken, grilled poblano peppers, Epicure’s Guacamole and melted cheese.
In Mexico, Tortas are a popular type of sandwich served on long crusty rolls called bolillos, but large, crusty French rolls work well. Enjoy this delicious version layered with seasoned chicken, grilled poblano peppers, Epicure’s Guacamole and melted cheese.
  • 10 min prep
  • 25 minutes
  • 430 calories
  • $2.40

Ingredients


Makes: 4 servings
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) Fajita Seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 poblano peppers, or your choice
  • 1 1/2 C (375 ml) shredded cabbage
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp (1,25 ml) sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Sea Salt (Grinder), to taste
  • Black Pepper (Grinder), to taste
  • 1/2 recipe prepared Guacamole, divided
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 C (250 ml) grated low- fat cheese
  • 4 crusty rolls, split and lightly toasted

Preparation


 
  • Brush chicken breasts with 2 tsp (10 ml) oil and sprinkle with Fajita Seasoning. Let stand while grilling peppers and preparing coleslaw.
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and char peppers on both sides until blackened. Place in a small bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 5 minutes before peeling and removing seeds. Thinly slice and set aside.
  • Toss cabbage and carrot with remaining oil, white balsamic vinegar, Taco Seasoning, sugar and lime juice. Taste and season with Sea Salt and Pepper. Set aside.
  • Heat grill pan over medium-high heat and grill chicken, turning once, until cooked through, approximately 4–5 minutes per side.
  • Pre-heat broiler.
  • To assemble, divide guacamole between bottom halves of rolls. Top with chicken, peppers, onions and cheese. Place under broiler until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Scoop out top halves of rolls and fill with coleslaw. Place on bottom halves and serve.
Nutritional Serving Size
Calories 430
Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Transfat 0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 520 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Fibre 5 g
Sugar 5 g
Protein 25 g

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Sea Salt (Grinder)
$15.00
Black Pepper (Grinder)
$15.00
Fajita Seasoning
$7.50
Taco Seasoning
$7.50
Guacamole Dip Mix
$9.00