Healthy Chicken Sandwich Recipes

Find healthy, delicious chicken sandwich recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Avocado, Tomato & Chicken Sandwich

In this healthy chicken sandwich recipe, the avocado is mashed to create a healthy creamy spread.

Greek Chicken & Cucumber Pita Sandwiches with Yogurt Sauce

Cucumbers do double duty in this healthy Greek chicken pita recipe--they're grated to lend a refreshing flavor to the quick cucumber-yogurt sauce and sliced to provide cool crunch tucked into the pita. Serve these Mediterranean sandwiches for a healthy dinner or light lunch.

Chicken & Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Rating: 5 stars
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We love the crunch from sliced cucumber and jicama in these savory chicken lettuce wraps. Serve with the simple peanut sauce for an easy dinner recipe that will impress kids and adults alike.

Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Sauce

Rating: 5 stars
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The key to cooking juicy chicken without a spit in this healthy recipe is high heat and dark meat. The yogurt in the marinade gives the chicken both its tender texture and its alluring char. More yogurt in the sauce, along with crunchy cucumbers and herbs, keeps the flavors bright.

Mediterranean Wrap

Rating: 4.26 stars
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This wrap is stuffed with chicken tenders and couscous with a hit of lemon and a healthy dose of fresh herbs. Save any leftovers to wrap up for an easy lunch. Serve with: Mixed green salad and a glass of crisp white wine.

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Rating: 5 stars
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This chicken Caesar salad wrap recipe is elevated by the irresistible smoky flavor of grilled chicken and grilled romaine. Whisk together this easy Caesar salad dressing, toss with the grilled chicken and romaine and wrap it all together for a delicious lunch or dinner.

Build-Your-Own Chicken Tacos

Rating: 5 stars
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This kid-friendly recipe keeps every element of tacos separate so your child can decide to eat them separately or have fun building their own mini tacos with their favorite toppings. Plus, it's perfect for packing into a bento box for a healthy lunch for school.

Instant-Pot Sausage & Peppers

Rating: 5 stars
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Yellow and green peppers, tomatoes and sweet onion come together in the Instant Pot and make this classic sandwich pop with flavor. Cooking sausage and peppers in your Instant Pot makes this even easier for a busy weeknight. While green peppers are classic, any color bell peppers will work well.

Chicken & Apple Kale Wraps

Rating: 4.5 stars
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Using kale leaves instead of bread to wrap your filling makes this healthy chicken lunch recipe low-calorie (and lower in carbs!). If you can't find lacinato (aka Tuscan) kale, try cabbage for your wrap.

Curried Chicken Apple Wraps

Rating: 4 stars
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Shredded chicken and chopped green apples are a delightful combination in this quick and easy curried sandwich wrap.

Chicken Pesto Panini

Rating: 5 stars
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In this chicken pesto panini recipe, the extra-thin bread gets nice and crispy, the mozzarella melts beautifully and the arugula adds a fresh and peppery note to complement the pesto. It's a delicious and easy panini to throw together!

Chicken Gyros

Rating: 5 stars
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Skip the takeout and make these easy, healthy gyros at home. Lean chicken breast is flavored with classic gyro seasonings and tucked into a whole-wheat pita with veggies and a cool tzatziki sauce. Look for tzatziki--Greek cucumber-yogurt sauce--near other prepared refrigerated dips like hummus and salsa.
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Inspiration and Ideas

14 Easy Chicken Sandwich Recipes

Make your favorite restaurant chicken sandwich at home with these easy chicken sandwich recipes. We take the classic fried chicken sandwich and make it healthier by grilling or baking the chicken instead. Whether it's on a classic sandwich bun or on a pita, these chicken sandwiches are easy to make with just 6 steps or less. Recipes like Grilled Thai Chicken Sandwiches and Orange-Soy Chicken Sandwiches are healthy, flavorful and perfect for making at home.

Curry Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

These decadent-tasting wraps are lightened up with fat-free Greek yogurt in place of mayo--and lettuce makes a crisp, fresh alternative to a flour wrap.

Curry Chicken-Salad Sandwich

Rating: 5 stars
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Greek yogurt takes the place of mayonnaise in this healthy chicken-salad sandwich.