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A Taste of Summer Chicken Sandwich

This prize-winning grilled chicken sandwich will have your taste buds singing. The tangy Asian-style marinade, with its hints of orange and ginger, make for a flavourful, smoky chicken breast in this light alternative to a burger. Tina was the Grand-prize winner of our 2005 Canada Day Chicken Challenge contest.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 20 min


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
¼ cup orange juice
1 clove garlic, finely-chopped
3 green onions, finely-chopped
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp orange zest, grated
¼ tsp salt
roasted red pepper, thinly-sliced, for garnish
red onion, thinly-sliced, for garnish
mayonnaise, for garnish
Romaine lettuce, for garnish
4 whole wheat Kaiser rolls
1 tsp ginger, freshly-grated

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. In a bowl, whisk together orange zest and juice, green onions, garlic, ginger, soy sauce and salt.

  2. Add chicken breasts; turn to coat.

  3. Let stand for 10 minutes or cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

  4. Grill on medium heat for approximately 15-20 minutes until a thermometer inserted into the chicken reads 165°F (74°C).

  5. Serve on whole wheat Kaiser buns.

  6. Garnish with roasted red peppers, red onions, lettuce & mayonnaise.

Nutrition Info

Per 325 g serving Amount
Protein51 g
Fat8 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Carbohydrate27 g
Fibre3 g
Sugar7 g
Cholesterol120 mg
Sodium590 mg
Per 325 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A4
Vitamin C30
Vitamin B667
Vitamin B1238