When I first came across this recipe, the ingredient combinations weren’t something I was used to and did sound a bit odd. But I decided to try it and I’m glad I did – it was delicious!

Why I Like This

  • Pros: This is a really easy recipe, especially if you have the chicken cooked ahead of time. It is also light and cool, which tastes great during the hot summer. Oh, and my 3 year old gobbles this up!
  • Con: There was no picture to look at and I was confused by the directions for cutting the pita, so I guessed. And my pita was not cooperative and very crumbly. Hopefully you have better luck with your pitas.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 4 pita pockets, cut in half (not all the way through)
  • 3/4 lb. skinless, boneless chicken tenders, cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/2 cup peeled and chopped cucumber
  • 1 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce

Note: I didn’t use chilies or onions.

chicken, cucumber, mango mixture

Directions:

  1. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, chilies, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Mix until completely blended.
  2. Generously spread mayonnaise mixture on inside of pita pockets.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine chicken, red onions, cucumber, and mango. Toss until mixed.
  4. Divide chicken mixture among pitas.
  5. Sprinkle with shredded lettuce and serve.

finished results (it would look nicer if my pita wasn’t crumbling apart)

If you try it, let me know what you think!


Wendy – ParentingTips365.com

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