You are here: Home » Recipes » Chicken Meatball Pitas Chicken Meatball Pitas Yield 6-8 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 2 pounds ground chicken1/2 onion1 carrot3 cloves garlic1/2 red bell pepper2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper2 eggs1/2 c fresh cilantro2 teaspoons ground ginger1/2 T hot sauce2 teaspoons cumin2 teaspoons coriander2 teaspoons paprika1 teaspoon cayenne1 cup bread crumbs divided1 cup plain yogurt1 cup sour cream2 cloves minced garlic1 cup shredded, drained cucumber4 teaspoons red wine vinegar Shredded lettuce Pitas Instructions In a bowl combine shredded cucumber, minced garlic, yogurt, sour cream, and vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate. In a food processor bowl, combine onion, carrot, garlic cloves, cilantro, and bell pepper. Pulse until the mixture is finely chopped, but not pureed. Combine this mixture with the chicken, 2 t salt, 1 t pepper, eggs, ginger, hot sauce, cumin, coriander, paprika, cayenne and 1/2 cup bread crumbs. Put the remaining 1/2 c bread crumbs in a bowl and season with additional salt and pepper. Shape meat mixture into balls, lightly roll them in the seasoned bread crumbs, and place in individual, miniature muffin tin cups. Bake for 20 minutes at 425 degrees F. Serve warm meatballs with lettuce and yogurt sauce in warmed pitas. Serves 6-8.