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Blackened Chicken Sandwich with Whipped Herb Feta

A delicious blackened chicken sandwich on a brioche bun, paired with whipped herbed feta and romesco sauce
Prep Time20 minutes
Course: chicken, Protein, Sandwich
Cuisine: California Fresh, Healthy
Keyword: blackened, brioche, chicken, feta, pickled onions, romesco sauce, sandwich
Servings: 1
Calories: 347kcal


For the Blackened Chicken Sandwich

  • 1 Brioche hamburger bun*
  • 3.5 oz Blackened chicken 100 g
  • A few slices of tomato 40 g
  • A pinch of pickled onion sliced red onion will work (15 g)
  • A few slices of cucumber 25 g
  • Pinch of pepperoncinis or jarred mild banana peppers 15 g
  • Bib/butter lettuce
  • 2 Tbsp Whipped herbed feta recipe below (30 g)
  • 2 Tbsp Romesco sauce store bought will also work! (30 g)

For the Whipped Herbed Feta (8 Servings)

  • cup Greek yogurt 85 g
  • ¼ cup ⅓ less fat cream-cheese 62 g
  • ½ cup Crumbled reduced fat feta 56 g
  • Handful of basil chopped (7 g)
  • 1 clove Garlic or frozen cube
  • Handful of fresh parsley chopped (3 g)
  • 2 tbsp Green onion or chives 12 g
  • Zest and juice of ½ a lemon 15 g juice
  • 1 Tbsp Red wine vinegar 15 g
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes


  • Spray your bun with a mist of olive oil spray and toast face down in a pan over medium heat until golden brown. If using leftover blackened chicken, reheat in an air fryer for just a minute or the microwave at half power for 30 seconds. Repeat that process until JUST barely warm. Don’t recook!
  • Using a small food-processor, blend or pulse all of the ingredients for the whipped feta until smooth. Spread a couple of tablespoons on the bottom bun and top with cucumbers, tomatoes, warmed chicken, pickled onions, pepperoncinis, and lettuce. Spread romesco on the top bun, close your sandwich, and ENJOY.


  • For the brioche bun: I use St Pierre brand, or something similar at about 3 fat, 26 carbs.
  • If you're using My Fitness Pal, search: "Lille Eats and Tells Blackened Chicken Sandwich with Whipped Herb Feta"
**Macros for the Whipped Herb Feta: 8 servings, 31 g each (2 Tbsp), 36 cal, 1c, 2f, 3p, 0 fiber
MFP for the Whipped Herb Feta search: Lillie Eats and Tells Whipped Herb Feta


Serving: 1Sandwich | Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.2g | Protein: 36.1g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 2.7g