A Grilled Chicken Sandwich makes for the perfect lunch or dinner during grilling season. Tender and juicy marinated chicken breast grilled and enjoyed in-between two buns with your favorite toppings.

If you enjoy Grilling Recipes, you have to give our Chicken Wings and Chicken Kabobs a try.

Grilled chicken sandwich on a platter with chips.

GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH-

This grilled chicken sandwich recipe is so good! The chicken is soft, tender and so juicy from the simple marinade. Add the chicken to a toasted bun with your choice of toppings for the perfect summertime dinner.

While the chicken is cooking, make some Air Fryer French Fries for a complete dinner.

Grilled chicken sandwiches on a wooden cutting board with chips and pickles.

INGREDIENTS-

  • Marinated chicken – we use our classic Chicken Marinade Recipe for the perfect tender and juicy chicken breast.
  • Buns – your favorite sandwich buns will work in this recipe.
  • Lettuce – shredded lettuce or lettuce pieces will work, romaine will work just fine as well.
  • Tomato – thinly sliced tomatoes add juiciness to the sandwich.
  • Pickles – you cannot go wrong with adding pickles to the sandwich.
  • Cheese – your favorite sliced cheese will work. We like using Colby jack, provolone, swiss, and pepper jack cheese – or just leave out cheese completely.
  • Onion – sliced sweet onion or red onion will both work.
All the ingredients needed for the grilled chicken sandwiches on a cutting board.

HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN SANDWICH-

These chicken sandwiches come together so easily and quick! The whole family is going to love the recipe!

  • Marinate chicken– Marinate the chicken according to THESE instructions.
  • Cook chicken– Preheat the grill and clean the grill grids. Grill the chicken until cooked.
  • Prep toppings– Meanwhile prepare all the toppings for the sandwich.
  • Make sandwich– Create your sandwich with desired toppings and enjoy.

Serving Ideas– Serve this sandwich platter-style for lunch or your next summer party like we do in our Sandwich Platter.

SANDWICH TOPPINGS-

Here are some more sandwich topping ideas:

Grilled chicken sandwich cut in half.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

Do I need to pound the chicken?

Yes, we recommend pounding the thickest part of the chicken breast for even cooking.

How long can I marinate the chicken?

We recommend marinating for at least 30 minutes but up to overnight, just keep covered and refrigerated.

Can I air fry the chicken instead of grilling it?

Yes, you sure can. Just refer to our Air Fryer Chicken for cooking time.

How to reheat the chicken?

Reheat over low heat on the grill, in the air fryer, oven, or over low heat in a skillet.

Can I freeze grilled chicken?

Yes, once cooled, freeze the chicken in a freezer bag, thaw and enjoy as needed.

Grilled chicken sandwiches on a cutting board with chips and pickles.

MORE SANDWICH RECIPES-

Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe

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5 from 5 votes
A loaded Grilled Chicken Sandwich makes for the perfect lunch or dinner during grilling season. Tender and juicy marinated chicken breast grilled and enjoyed in-between two buns with toppings.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Marinade Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast

chicken marinade-

sandwich ingredients-

  • 4 sandwich buns
  • 1/4 red onion sliced
  • 4-6 tomato slices
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 pickle, sliced
  • desired condiments (mayo, ketchup, mustard)

Instructions

  • Marinate and grill the chicken according to our chicken marinade recipe.
  • Meanwhile prepare all the toppings for the sandwich.
  • Create your sandwich with desired toppings and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 436kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 35gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 1018mgPotassium: 597mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 554IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 214mgIron: 3mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)