Granny Apple Chicken Sandwich

4 servings
25 min

You may look at that recipe title and be either confused or intrigued, but trust me, the flavor of this Granny Smith Chicken Sandwich is on point! Take a cooked chicken breast, top it with cheddar cheese, sliced apples & cranberry mayo on a brioche bun and you have yourself a new way to enjoy a traditional chicken sandwich.

This Granny Apple Chicken Sandwich provides plenty of color, texture and flavor that makes it a fun new sandwich to enjoy. This sandwich comes together quick making it a great lunch option. Serve alongside chips, fresh fruit or veggies and lunch is served!

The cranberry mayo does a great job of holding everything together.

The colors of this sandwich are so intriguing!

Granny Apple Chicken Sandwich
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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  • 4 brioche buns
  • 4 thin sliced chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Sandwich Toppings
  • sliced cheddar cheese
  • 1 granny smith apple
  • cranberry mayo recipe below
Cranberry Mayo
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Season chicken breasts with salt & pepper on both sides. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp. olive oil. Place chicken in skillet and cook 5-6 minutes, then flip over and cook another 5-6 minutes until chicken reads at least 165 degrees in the middle.
When chicken is done, turn off heat and place a slice of cheddar cheese on each chicken breast. Allow chicken to sit in the pan for a few minutes to melt the cheese.
While cheese is melting, combine mayo & dried cranberries in a small bowl. Slice a granny smith apple into thin slices.
To assemble the sandwiches, spread layer of cranberry mayo on top side of brioche bun. Place chicken breast on bottom bun and top with apple slices. Top with cover bun and serve.
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