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Bacon and Swiss Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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Whether you make this Bacon and Swiss Grilled Chicken Sandwich for lunch or dinner, you’ll enjoy big flavor in every bite. 

A well seasoned chicken breast, cooked to moist perfection topped with crisp bacon, Swiss cheese, a tangy mustard mayo sauce, and lettuce and tomato, if desired.

Whole bacon and Swiss grilled chicken sandwich on a blue plate.

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Whether you grill the chicken inside on a grill pan or outside on the grill, this is a sandwich that comes together quickly. I did these inside because the weather was not cooperating to grill them on our gas grill. 

When I made this sandwich for my family they said it was as good as a sandwich you’d get in a restaurant. It’s reminscient of a grilled chicken club sandwhich recipe. 

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Tips and Tricks

  • If you’re grillng the chicken inside, cook the bacon in a separate skillet at the same time. That way both sandwich elements are ready at the same time.
  • Don’t skip pounding the chicken. It will cook more quickly and evenly when it’s been flattened.
  • If you’re concerned about the bacon slipping off the sandwich, put the cheese on top.

Bacon frying in a cast iron skillet.

I’ve made theses sandwiches for both lunch and dinner. When I serve them for dinner I like to serve a heartier side or two. For lunch I often just serve chips. 

Cut bacon and Swiss grilled chicken sandwich on a blue plate.

What Can I Serve with Grilled Chicken Sandwiches?

There are many options to serve with these sandwiches. It’s an easy meal on a busy night or a night when your tired. Serve what your family enjoys:

Two boneless skinless chicken breasts in a cast iron grill pan.

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Whole bacon and Swiss grilled chicken sandwich on a blue plate.

Recipe - Bacon and Swiss Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Yield: 4 sandwiches

Moist and flavorful, these sandwiches can be made indoors or out.



  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 hoagie rolls, split
  • 8 bacon strips
  • Lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional


    1. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and honey. Set aside.
    2. In a second small bowl combine the seasoning ingredients and set aside.
    3. Pound chicken with a meat mallet to ½-in. thickness. Sprinkle chicken with seasoning mix, to taste, no need to use it all.
    4. Using an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan, grill chicken, over medium heat until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Top with cheese during the last 1 minute of cooking. Cover, if possible to help melt the cheese.
    5. If desired, grill buns over medium heat, cut side down, until toasted, 30-60 seconds.
    6. To serve: Spread mayo/ Dijon sauce over one or both sides of the bread. Place cheese-topped chicken breast and 2 slices of bacon on the bottom bun. Place lettuce and tomato, if using, and top with top bun. Serve.

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Monday 9th of August 2021

Scrumptious sandwich! Sounds easy and quick to make.

Kathleen Pope

Wednesday 4th of August 2021

I am always stuck with lunches and this looks like the perfect lunch for my husband and I to split!


Wednesday 4th of August 2021

Yum! This sandwich sounds so good. We love a good sandwich for quick dinners too.

Inger @ Art of Natural Liivng

Tuesday 3rd of August 2021

This sandwich looks so flavorful! And great tip about pounding the chicken.

Teri @The Freshman Cook

Sunday 4th of July 2021

I love the look of your Bacon and Swiss Grilled Chicken Sandwiches! I am always looking for new ways to enjoy chicken!

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