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Do you love Grilled Cheese Sandwiches?  Do you like BBQ Sauce?  If so, you will fall in love with this BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese with Bacon.  

BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese Will Make You Sing in the Rain

BBQ Bacon Chicken Grilled Cheese - If you love BBQ, Bacon, Chicken and Cheese, you will love this special treat. It is loaded will all my favorite and extremely delicious.

I am not much for cold sandwiches except my Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes, and my kicked up Egg Salad Sandwiches.  The warm ooey-gooey sandwich that has cheese stringing down your chin when you take a big bite is my kind of sandwich.  Grilled cheese is hot and gooey and makes me happy.  In this BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese, I combined my love for grilled cheese with my love for bbq chicken.  

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I dream about my husbands grilled BBQ Chicken.  It is amazing and a must for any summer grilling but when I cannot have his chicken this fantastic BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese is my first choice for any meal.  It is loaded with melted stringy cheese, BBQ Sauce, Bacon, and Chicken.  I could seriously eat this sandwich daily, and it would take years to get tired it.  You have to give this kicked up grilled cheese a try soon.  You will need to grab a napkin to wipe the deliciousness off your chin. 

How do I prepare BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese?

Butterfly Your Chicken For This BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

After seasoning and cooking chicken breast in the oven, I slice the chicken in half like you would if you were butterflying it.  See Video.  I prepared my Oven Fried Bacon at the same time I cooked the chicken.  To put this sandwich together, I added my favorite bbq sauce, chicken, bacon, sweet onion (optional), and lots of cheese.

BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese Secret

Add a layer of Mayonaise to the outside of the bread.  The bread will turn golden brown every time.  I picked up this trick from watching Chef Wolfgang Puck grilling a panini.  


BBQ Bacon Chicken Grilled Cheese

  • Author: Diane @Recipes for our Daily Bread
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Cuisine: American


  • 2 pieces French Bread
  • 1 chicken breast, cooked and butterfly chicken but cut it completely through.
  • Purple onion, one thin slice
  • 3 slices Colby or Cheddar Cheese
  • BBQ sauce, about 1 – 2 tablespoon per slice of bread


  1. Mayo the outside of a piece of bread and place it on a flat grill
  2. Add BBQ sauce to the top side of the bread
  3. A Slice of cheese
  4. And, a slice of chicken that has been butterflied all the way through on top of the bread
  5. Layer a couple of pieces of bacon
  6. Add a slice of purple or sweet onion (optional)
  7. Next, add two slices of cheese on top of the bacon
  8. Spread BBQ sauce on the second piece of bread and place it on top of the bacon and chicken
  9. Add a layer of mayonnaise to the outside of the bread
  10. Grill until golden brown and gooey

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  1. hi my name is Tammy and i would love to make that bbq chicken grilled sandwich but when u say butterfly chicken what does that mean please let me know it looks yummy i cant wait to try it

    • Tammy,

      Thank you for stopping by Recipes for our Daily Bread and leaving me a comment. I love BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese. I hope you get a chance to try it. It was so difficult for me to put into writing how to cut the chicken. When you butterfly a piece of meat, you cut it in half horizontally. It ends up being the same size of a full chicken breast but half as thick. If you get a chance, watch my video. I cut the chicken breast in it.

      Thank you so much for your support!

      Many blessings,
      Diane Roark
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  2. This looks great! Love new grilled cheese recipes. Found your blog on Foodie Friday link party and started following on Facebook.

    • Janine,

      Thank you for stopping by to see my BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese. I am so glad I was totally talking your foodie language. We much be twins because OH HOW I love barbecue sauce and grilled cheese sandwiches. This BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese is a perfect combination.
      Many thanks for all your support!
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