Grilled Chicken 'N' Cheese Sandwiches

Take a normal grilled cheese from everyday to extraordinary by adding delicious chicken salad to the mix.

Grilled Chicken 'N' Cheese Sandwiches
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr
Prep Time:
14 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 sandwiches


  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken

  • 1/3 cup golden raisins

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

  • 1/4 cup diced celery

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 12 (3/4-ounce) Monterey Jack cheese slices

  • 12 whole wheat bread slices

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine,softened


  1. Stir together first 5 ingredients. Place 1 cheese slice on each of 6 bread slices; spread evenly with chicken mixture, and top with remaining cheese and bread slices. Spread half of butter evenly on 1 side of each sandwich.

  2. Cook sandwiches, buttered side down, in a nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat about 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Spread remaining butter evenly on ungrilled sides; turn and cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned.

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