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Fruity Chicken Salad Pitas

I found this handwritten recipe tucked inside an old community cookbook I bought more than 40 years ago. I made a few changes over the years to suit my family’s tastes. —Kristine Chayes, Smithtown, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1 cup cubed rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 pita pocket halves


  • Combine the first 9 ingredients. Fill pita halves with chicken mixture.
Nutrition Facts
2 filled pita halves: 588 calories, 26g fat (5g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 670mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein.

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