Fajitas in Pitas Recipe
Fajitas in Pitas Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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For a weekend lunch with company, we grill chicken and peppers to stuff inside pita pockets. The dressing doubles as a grilling sauce and a sandwich spread. —Clara Coulson Minney, Washington Court House, Ohio
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers, halved and seeded
  • 2 medium green peppers, halved and seeded
  • 8 pita pocket halves, warmed
  • 8 lettuce leaves

Directions

In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, green onion, mustard and pepper; reserve 1/3 cup for assembling. Spread remaining mixture over chicken and peppers.
Grill chicken and peppers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165° and peppers are tender. Cut chicken into 1/2-in. slices; cut peppers into 1-in. slices.
Spread reserved mayonnaise mixture inside pita halves; fill with lettuce, chicken and peppers. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fajitas in Pitas in Simple & Delicious June/July 2015

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers, halved and seeded
  • 2 medium green peppers, halved and seeded
  • 8 pita pocket halves, warmed
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  1. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, green onion, mustard and pepper; reserve 1/3 cup for assembling. Spread remaining mixture over chicken and peppers.
  2. Grill chicken and peppers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165° and peppers are tender. Cut chicken into 1/2-in. slices; cut peppers into 1-in. slices.
  3. Spread reserved mayonnaise mixture inside pita halves; fill with lettuce, chicken and peppers. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fajitas in Pitas in Simple & Delicious June/July 2015

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