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Pita Chicken Recipe
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Pita Chicken

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"Kind of like a fajita sandwich. Great with a nice green salad. Eat and enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Cut chicken into strips. In a skillet, saute in hot oil until almost done. Sprinkle garlic powder, onion powder, salt, ground black pepper and cayenne pepper over chicken. Add salsa and simmer until done (about 5 minutes).
  2. Split pitas in half, fill with chicken and garnish with tomatoes, lettuce, avocados and sour cream. Add whatever garnishes you like and eat!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 24, 2005

This was a refreshing change to most wrapped sandwiches I've tried. I made a few minor tweaks. To the simmering chicken I doubled the amount of garlic powder and onion powder and added 1/2 teaspoon of fajita seasoning. To the pitas I added monterey jack / colby cheese and diced onions to the pitas. I made these changes because previous reviewers commented on the chicken not being flavorful enough. My recipe was scaled to 4 servings. Even though my pita did fall apart (I always try to pack too much in), I really enjoyed these. My favorite part was the avocado. Delicious! In the future I plan on doubling the amount of salsa used to make it a little more saucey.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 21, 2007

These were ok, but a little dry. I added more salsa after initially tasting them and it was better. They would probably be good if you added sliced black olives, corn, or some shredded cheese, etc.

Feb 06, 2004

This was easy and tasted great! I used an extra hot salsa and it was excellent!

Feb 06, 2004

Great recipe. The pita bread fell apart, though, next time I'll try it with flour tortillas instead.

Mar 15, 2005

Yum! This makes a quick, tasty weeknight dinner. I added some Monterey Jack cheese as suggested by another reviewer and I also threw in some sliced black olives.

Aug 30, 2010

Delicious, easy recipe. Easy to modify if you like it more or less spicy--I didn't even measure anything. It's great just the way it is, but also awesome if you take out the sour cream and add sharp cheddar and garlic mayo.

Feb 03, 2010

I doubled all of the spices except cayenne pepper as suggested by a previous reviewer and used Hidden Vally Ranch dressing instead of sour cream (i tried 1 with each and liked the ranch better) This was a nice change from our normal meals and I know that I will be making this again really soon.

Oct 21, 2009

Pretty good. I'll add more spice next time.


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  • Calories
  • 487 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 6.1 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 34.9 g
  • 70%
  • Sodium
  • 887 mg
  • 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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