Sweet Citrus Chicken Hoagies

  • Yield: 4 servings


8pieces broiler-fryer chicken thighs, skinned, boned and cut in strips
1tablespoon olive oil
1clove garlic, minced
1/4teaspoon lemon pepper
1tablespoon fresh lime juice
1tablespoon sweet white wine
3slices mandarin orange slices
4large crusty Hoagie rolls
1tablespoon vegetable oil
12pieces fresh snow peas, ends snipped
1tablespoon sweet mustard
8leaves red lettuce leaves
1small sweet onions, thily sliced in rings
1tablespoon sesame seeds
4sprigs fresh mint
sesame seed dressing
1cup vegetable oil
1/2cup sugar
2/3cup wine vinegar
1tablespoon sesame seeds
1tablespoon chopped onion
1tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate
1tablespoon sweet mustard


In medium bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic, lemon-pepper, lime juice
and wine. Add chicken, cover, refrigerate and marinate 20 minutes. Prepare
Sesame Seed Dressing. Cut a thin slice off top of each roll; remove center of
roll (reserve for other use), leaving a 1/2-inch crust. Cover and set aside.
Remove chicken from marinade; drain. In medium nonstick frypan, place vegetable
oil and heat to medium-high temperature. Add chicken and saute about 5 minutes
or until fork tender. Add snow peas and saute 1 minute. Drain liquid from
frypan; add 1/2 cup Sesame Seed Dressing, stirring to coat chicken. To serve,
spread mustard equally on inside of each roll. Line each roll with 2 lettuce
leaves and top with onion rings. Spoon equal amounts of chicken mixture in each
roll. Place each Hoagie on a serving plate with cut-off top on the side. Sprinkle
tops with sesame seeds. Garnish with 3 Mandarin orange slices and a sprig of
mint on one side of each Hoagie. Serve remaining Sesame Seed Dressing in
separate bowl.

Sesame Seed Dressing:  In
blender container, place 1 cup vegetable oil, 1/2 cup sugar, 2/3 cup wine
vinegar, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, 1 tablespoon chopped onion, 1 tablespoon
thawed orange juice concentrate and 1 tablespoon sweet mustard.  Blend 10 seconds on high.  Refrigerate; shake before serving.