YIELD: 10 servings
15 oz. chicken fajita strips
3 Tbsps. + 1 tsp. hot sauce
20 slices jalapeno-cheese bread
20 slices American yellow cheese
20 spritzes nonstick spray
3 Tbsps. + 1 tsp. light ranch dressing
1. The day before service, thaw chicken in cooler. The day of service, chop defrosted chicken using dough cutter for bite-size pieces. Place chicken in large pan. Add hot sauce and stir well to combine.
2. Cover seasoned chicken with plastic wrap and heat in microwave until internal temp 165°F is reached.
3. Layer sandwich in this order: 1 slice bread, 1 slice cheese, 1.5 oz. chicken, drizzle with 1 tsp. ranch, 1 slice cheese, top with 1 slice bread. Spray with nonstick spray.
4. Bake sandwich in 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes until cheese melts. To serve: wrap each sandwich in deli paper and slice diagonally in half.
Recipe: Pasadena, Texas ISD