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Greek-Inspired Chicken Pitas

Light, lemony, Mediterranean chicken pitas are the perfect lunch option! This chicken pita recipe is an easy and healthy dish for summer.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Chicken, Lemon, Low Calorie
Servings: 2 Pitas
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Allie Hagerty

Ingredients

  • 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast cubed into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 tbsp greek yogurt plain
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt kosher
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 pitas
  • 2 tbsp hummus
  • 1 cup romaine shredded
  • 8 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 2 tbsp feta crumbled

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F.
  • Add the chicken, greek yogurt, oregano, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and lemon juice to a small bowl. Miix to combine and set in the fridge while you prepare your toppings (chop romaine, tomatoes, onions, etc.).
  • Once you are done preparing veggies, heat olive oil in your saucepan on medium high. Once the oil is hot and glistening, add chicken and cook for 8 minutes, flipping halfway through. While the chicken is cooking, heat pitas in the oven for 5-8 minutes. 
  • To assemble your pitas, start with the hummus directly on your pita and spread.Then add chicken, veggies, and top with feta and hot sauce! Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pita | Sugar: 4.7g | Fiber: 3.2g | Potassium: 596.6mg | Cholesterol: 103.1mg | Calories: 433kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 3.1g | Fat: 15.7g | Protein: 44.1g | Carbohydrates: 26.4g
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