Chicken Pita Pockets Recipe

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Chicken Pita Pockets Recipe
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Chicken Pita Pockets Recipe

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If everybody's hungry and you're crunched for time, reach for pitas. Just slice them open, fill them up and go. Save even more time with chicken tenders. —Jacqueline Parker, Colorado Springs, Colorado
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 12 whole wheat pita pocket halves

Directions

In a large bowl, mix oil, thyme, paprika, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt until blended. Add chicken; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine coleslaw mix, mayonnaise and remaining salt; spoon into pita halves. Place chicken on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Fill pitas with chicken strips. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Pita Pockets in Simple & Delicious June/July 2014

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 12 whole wheat pita pocket halves
  1. In a large bowl, mix oil, thyme, paprika, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt until blended. Add chicken; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine coleslaw mix, mayonnaise and remaining salt; spoon into pita halves. Place chicken on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Fill pitas with chicken strips. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Pita Pockets in Simple & Delicious June/July 2014

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meaganteal User ID: 814898 230477
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2015

"quick meal!! I baked the chicken and used whole wheat low carb wraps since that is what we had. Very good meal for a weeknight!!"

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mblewis User ID: 978949 223022
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2015

"Surprising delicious combination of flavors! So easy to put together."

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jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 222031
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2015

"Nice simple meal!"

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ColleenaG User ID: 1190332 159827
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"Very easy and really good."

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