Pita Chicken Sandwiches

  • Yield 4 servings


4 -- broiler-fryer chicken breasts fillets, boneless, skinless (about 1/4 pounds)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, sliced thin
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1-1/2 teaspoon chopped chives
1/2 cup non-fat plain yogurt
1 small cucumber, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
4 slices pita bread (8-inch size)



  1. In non-stick frypan, pour olive oil.  Heat about 2 minutes on medium temperature.  Add chicken and cook about 6 minutes.  Turn chicken, add onion and cook about 6 minutes more until onion is clear and chicken is tender.  Remove from heat.  Cut chicken into thin slices across grain of breast; place in bowl.  Add sauteed onion; sprinkle with salt and pepper, mixing carefully.  Add vinegar and chives; mix well.
  2. In small bowl, mix together yogurt and cucumber.  On each piece of pita bread, spread 2 tablespoons yogurt-cucumber sauce.  Then place 1/4 of the chicken mixture on pita bread; fold in half, wrap in plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.  Repeat for remaining sandwiches.  Makes 4 servings of 2 wedges each.
  3. For picnic, place in ice chest or insulated container until serving time.  Cut each sandwich in half to serve.



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