This sandwich/wrap (besides having an apparent identity crisis) is reminiscent of my Barbecue Chicken Pizza! It has juicy grilled chicken smothered in a sweet tangy sauce, melted smoked Gouda, and thin sliced red onions. I just added the apple and made it into a sandwich/wrap for a different twist on an old favorite! I meant it to be a grilled sandwich, but when I couldn’t find the whole wheat rolls I was looking for, I settled on the tortilla. Either way you make it, it’s bound to be great! While grilling the whole sandwich isn’t required, it creates a crispy crust and melts the cheese for a gooey warm mouthful. I highly recommend it.
P.S. I do realize that I have a fetish with apples lately. (I’d like to call it a healthy obsession.) I seem to be incorporating them into pretty much everything. When a recipe uses apples it immediately grasps my attention and draws me in and won’t let me go until I make it. The good news is, so far everything does taste a little bit better with an apple in it! When will the apple antics end? It’s hard to know… probably when the next season of luscious fruits begin and I start sneaking blueberries into every dish!
Grilled Barbecue Chicken, Apple, and Smoked Gouda Sandwich Wrap
1 boneless skinless chicken breast half
BBQ sauce (your favorite, enough to coat the chicken)
2 large whole wheat tortillas/wraps OR 4 slices whole wheat bread OR 2 whole wheat sandwich buns
red onion, thinly sliced
smoked Gouda, grated
1/2 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
1. Preheat indoor grill pan or panini press to high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Coat grill with cooking spray. Grill chicken until the juices run clear. Let cool, slice, and toss with barbecue sauce to coat.
2. Layer cheese, apple, onion, and barbecue coated chicken in the middle of the wrap or on one one slice of the bread. Top with second slice of bread/wrap tightly. Repeat with the second sandwich.
3. Wipe the grill clean and grill the sandwich or wrap until the cheese melts and the chicken is warmed through. Slice and serve warm.
Makes 2 sandwiches or wraps.
(Adapted from Cookography)