Chicken Club Sandwich

Chicken Club

2 tablespoons no-salt-added tomato juice

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Vegetable cooking spray

1 Dash pepper

4 slices turkey bacon

6 slices light sourdough bread – (3/4-ounce) toasted

1 tablespoon reduced-calorie mayonnaise

2 cups loosely packed torn romaine lettuce

8 slices tomato – (1) 1/4-inch thick

Combine tomato juice and vinegar in a shallow dish; set aside.

Place each piece of chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Add chicken to vinegar mixture. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for at least 1 hour, turning chicken occasionally. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.

Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from skillet, and sprinkle with pepper; set aside, and keep warm.

Cook turkey bacon in a microwave oven according to package directions. Cut each bacon slice in half crosswise; set aside, and keep warm.

Spread 1 side of each of 2 slices of bread with 3/4 teaspoon mayonnaise.

Top each with 1/2 cup lettuce, 2 tomato slices, and 1 chicken breast half; cover with another slice of bread.

Top each with 1/2 cup lettuce, 2 tomato slices and 4 half-slices of bacon.

Spread 1 side of remaining slices of bread with 3/4 teaspoon mayonnaise; place on top of each sandwich.

Cut each sandwich in half, and secure with wooden picks.

Yield: 2 sandwiches.

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