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Chicken Sandwich with Alabama White Sauce
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5 from 1 vote

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Alabama White BBQ Sauce

I can think of a few ways to use the grill in the summer but on extremely hot days when I have a taste for something grilled I use this recipe. The chicken cooks fast and my Alabama white sauce is an amazing addition to a sandwich.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: grilled chicken sandwich
Servings: 4 persons


Chicken Sandwich

  • 4 chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 onion sliced thick
  • 2 tomatoes sliced, garnish
  • 16 oz. tri-colored coleslaw garnish
  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • 4 buns toasted

Alabama White BBQ Sauce

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons creole mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons black pepper


  • Place one chicken in a zip lock bag and with the flat side of a meat tenderizer or heavy bottom skillet, pounded chicken out until evenly flattened, repeat with remaining breast. In a bowl mix salt, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper and Italian seasoning, then evenly season both sides of chicken and let sit at room temperature while you get your grill hot.
  • While grill is getting hot in a bowl add all ingredients for white bbq sauce and sit to the side.
  • Toss onions in 2 tablespoons of oil coating evenly. Before grilling chicken toss with remaining oil evenly coating each piece. Add to the grill and cook for 3 minutes each side. Grill onions for 3 minutes or until desired doneness. Spread butter on bread and toast on grill for 2 minutes each side.
  • When chicken comes off the grill dip it in white sauce then assemble sandwich. Assemble sandwich, bottom bun, coleslaw, slice of tomato, chicken, 2 tablespoons sauce, grilled onion and top bun.


Preheat grill to 375-400 F degrees.