Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Sliders

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Sliders
cilantro-lime-sliders.jpg Out with the cold and in with the grill! These mini sandwiches are the perfect way to start off grilling season. 

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  • 2 medium-large “natural” chicken breasts (about 1.25 pounds total)
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of ½ a lime
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Cooking spray

Cheese Spread

  • 6 light Swiss cheese wedges (like Laughing Cow®)
  • 2/3 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 8 whole wheat slider buns (choose gluten free for GF option)
  • 8 slices red onion
  • 8 slices tomato


  1. Cut chicken breast in half by carefully running a knife through the middle, parallel to the counter, creating 4 long flat pieces. Next cut them down the middle again perpendicular to the counter, creating 8 square pieces.
  2. Add chicken, cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, vinegar and garlic powder to a large zip-top bag. Mix well to evenly coat chicken and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Turn grill on medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray if desired. Cook chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side.
  4. In a small bowl, combine cheese wedges, jalapeno and cumin. Mix well.
  5. Spread cheese mixture on half of slider bun, top with chicken onion and tomato.

Serves 8

Nutrition Information
Per 1 slider
Calories: 195
Total Fat: 4 g
    Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 365 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 19 g