Stuffed Chicken Pitas
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Fresh and stir fried vegetables with chicken breast add layers of texture in this yummy, healthy stuffed pita.
Servings: 2 People
Ingredients
Pita Filling
  • 1 Roasted Chicken Breast Sliced
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper Cleaned and sliced into strips
  • 1/4 Medium Onion Peeled and sliced
  • 2-3 Cloves garlic Chopped
  • 1 Handful Cilantro Washed and chopped
  • 1/2 Medium Lime Cut into large wedges
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil Extra Virgin
  • 2 Tsp Cajun spice mix
  • Salt and Pepper To taste
Pita Bread
  • 2 Pita Breads
  • 2 Tbsp Sour Cream Or greek yoghurt
  • 3-4 Leaves Lettuce Washed and dried
Tomato Salsa (Optional)
  • 1/2 Tomato Diced
  • 1/4 Medium Onion, diced Diced
  • 1/2 Handful Cilantro Chopped
  • 1/2 Medium Lime Juice from
  • 1/2 Tbsp Hot Sauce
  • Salt and Pepper To taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/170°C and place Pita bread in the oven and warm up according to package directions (Usually 10-20 minutes)
  2. For Salsa, combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside for later.
  3. In a hot wok/pan, add Extra Virgin Olive Oil and heat till shimmering.
  4. Add Onion and Bell Peppers, season with salt and pepper; stir frying till vegetables are slightly softened. 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add Chicken Breast, Cajun seasoning and Garlic. Continue stir frying till Chicken is heated through and Garlic is softened. 3-4 minutes.
  6. Transfer to Serving Bowl/Plate, mix in Cilantro and set aside for later.
  7. Remove Pita from Oven, and serve up with toppings, Sour Cream, Lime Wedges and Salsa (Optional)
  8. To fill the pita, use a small knife to make an incision into the edge of the pita, cutting along it to create a pocket. Line the inside with some sour cream, followed by a thin layer of lettuce.
  9. Stuff with filling and salsa. Be careful not to over stuff it, as the pita bread will burst. Top with more sour cream, and squeeze lime over filling as desired.
  10. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes