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Chicken Melt Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Chicken Melt

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"This is a great change from beef! If you like onions and Swiss cheese, you'll LOVE this combination with chicken. Good summer dinner! I serve this with fresh fruit and chips!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    40 mins


  1. Preheat the grill for high heat.
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place the onion slices in the skillet, sprinkle with garlic powder, and saute until onions are translucent. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place the chicken breast halves on the grill, and sprinkle with wine, rosemary, and thyme. Cook for about 8 minutes. Turn, and continue cooking 8 minutes, or until juices run clear. Place a slice of cheese on each breast half, and top with onions. Cook until cheese starts to melt. Serve on toasted English muffins.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 27, 2007

These were really good. Not out of this world/my favorite meal ever; hence the 4 stars. However, I will definitely make them again. I chose to tenderize the chicken breasts by poking them full of holes. They flattened out some too. I then marinated in the wine, thyme and rosemary for a little over an hour (instead of seasoning over the grill). I topped them with swiss and aged provolone. Don't leave off the onions (make plenty)! The onions are very important to this chicken melt in my opinion. We also put Dijon mustard on the muffins and I can't imagine not having the Dijon flavor too. I think they would be a little bland without it. Served with a salad.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 05, 2008

Took others advice & marinated the chicken. It has a hint of flavor, not overpowering. Easy to do, but it isn't anything to get excited about. Will make again, but try pepperjack cheese or mushrooms/red peppers on it also.

Jan 25, 2004

Super recipe! My guys ate it up and asked for more!

Jan 25, 2004

Wonderful summer weeknight dinner! I don't like Swiss so I substituted Provolone. We will DEFINITELY make this one again! Thanks for a great recipe!

Jan 25, 2004

We thought this recipt was delicious and very filling. My family ranges from aged 73 through to aged 14 so finding something that we all like is difficult but we found it in this one. Many thanks from the UK.

Feb 22, 2005

I have to say that this is a good recipe and glad that I made enough chicken for left overs. First of all I did in with a George Forman Grill indoors, and I added mayo, salt and pepper and one slice of bacon and it is a kicked-up sandwich. Husband loved it ...He gives this a 10 on his food scale ..

Mar 10, 2006

This is great! My family loved it and I was a little surprised they did with the red wine. But the wine & rosemary are a wonderful combo. We are not big on swiss, so I substituted mozzarella. I also made on the stove instead of the grill.

Apr 23, 2008

This recipe is amazing. I made a few minor adjustments to my dish though. Instead of butter I used oil and added some of Mrs.Dash table blend to both sides. My family was asking for this dish again!! Big hit :)


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  • Calories
  • 443 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 38 g
  • 76%
  • Sodium
  • 384 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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