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Chicken Pita Pockets

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 30 min.
Ranch dressing adds tangy zip to these simple, chicken pita sandwiches.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • 3/4 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1 Tbs dried dill weed
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 8 large pita bread halves

Directions

  • Place chicken breasts between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound to flatten.
  • To make sauce, combine ranch dressing and dill; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of oil. Add mushrooms and onion; cook 3 minutes or until tender. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in pan; add chicken. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until internal juices run clear. Slice into strips.
  • Stuff pita bread halves with lettuce, chicken strips, and mushroom mixture. Top with dill sauce. Serve with carrot sticks.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 760
  Calories from Fat 301 (40%)
(52%)Total Fat 33g
(24%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 15g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(30%)Cholesterol 90mg
(47%)Sodium 1132mg
(22%)Potassium 767mg
Total Carbohydrate 75g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(75%)Protein 38g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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