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Chipotle Chicken and Cotija Sliders

Real California Sliders

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 8-10 minutes

2 (8-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder

1/2 teaspoon salt


6 (1 1/2-ounce) slices California cotija cheese

1/4 cup tomatillo salsa

6 (3-inch) round rolls, split and toasted

Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with chile powder and salt. Heat a grill pan; when hot, grill chicken about 4 minutes on each side or until grill marks form and chicken is cooked through. Grill cheese about 1 minute on each side or until grill marks form. Cut each chicken breast into 6 slices on the diagonal. Place 2 slices chicken on bottom of each roll. Top with 2 teaspoons salsa and 1 slice grilled cheese; close roll.

Makes 6 sliders

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 338 calories; 13 g fat; 99 mg cholesterol; 1133 mg sodium; 19 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 31 g protein

Recipe provided by the California Milk Advisory Board.

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