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Peanut Chicken Pockets Recipe

Peanut Chicken Pockets Recipe

“A friend gave me this delicious recipe years ago, and it’s a hit every time I serve it. The crunchy ingredients are as pleasing to the eye as to the palate.” —Esther Davis, Chelan, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 pita breads (6 inches), halved
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 tomato slices

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Line pita halves with lettuce leaves and tomato slices. Spoon chicken mixture into pitas. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 stuffed pita halves equals 474 calories, 22 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 669 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.