Chicken Breast Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions, Watercress, and Paprika Aïoli Recipe

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Chicken Breast Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions, Watercress, and Paprika Aïoli
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  1. Whisk first 4 ingredients in small bowl. Gradually whisk in 2 tablespoons olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. DO AHEAD Aioli can be made 2 days ahead. Cover prepared aioli and chill.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, sprinkle with salt, and cook until beginning to brown, stirring often, about 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and continue to cook until onions are soft and deep golden brown, stirring often, about 20 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper. DO AHEAD: Caramelized onions can be made 2 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature.
  3. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. Pound with mallet to 1/3-inch thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to work surface. Brush cut side of rolls with extra-virgin olive oil. Grill rolls, cut side down, until grill marks appear, about 1 minute. Spread rolls with some of aioli. Assemble sandwiches, dividing chicken, caramelized onions, and watercress among rolls. Serve warm.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 533.75 Kcal (2235 kJ)
Calories from fat 232.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.89g 40%
Cholesterol 17.17mg 6%
Sodium 639.91mg 27%
Potassium 280.35mg 6%
Total Carbs 60.18g 20%
Sugars 7.63g 31%
Dietary Fiber 5.17g 21%
Protein 13.46g 27%
Vitamin C 12mg 20%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 121.9mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 183.66 Kcal (769 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.91g 40%
Cholesterol 5.91mg 6%
Sodium 220.19mg 27%
Potassium 96.47mg 6%
Total Carbs 20.71g 20%
Sugars 2.63g 31%
Dietary Fiber 1.78g 21%
Protein 4.63g 27%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 20%
Iron 1.1mg 18%
Calcium 42mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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