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Marinated Chicken Pita Sandwich

DAVID SANDFORD

"This is a very tasty and extremely simple sandwich. You do need to marinate the chicken at least 3 hours. I usually do it overnight."
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Ingredients

3 h 20 m servings 460 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 sandwiches)

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  1. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper in a large resealable bag. Add chicken cubes, mix well, and allow to marinate in the refrigerator 3 hours or overnight.
  2. Pour the chicken and marinade into a frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook until the chicken is no longer pink. Stuff each half of the pocket bread with chicken, onion, tomato, and yogurt; serve while still hot.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 460 calories; 30.3 g fat; 28.1 g carbohydrates; 19.9 g protein; 40 mg cholesterol; 819 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was absolutely delicious as well as authentic & I'm honored to be the first to rate it. It's got the perfect mix of citrus/spice flavor (make sure to use fresh lemon juice---big difference ...

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I was very excited to try this recipe...it sounded delicious, and all the ingredients were exciting! When I made it however, I was very disappointed that the chicken tasted just like olive oil, ...

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I was very excited to try this recipe...it sounded delicious, and all the ingredients were exciting! When I made it however, I was very disappointed that the chicken tasted just like olive oil, ...

This was just ok to me. The chicken didn't have quite enough flavor. I would recommend dumping out the marinade before cooking if you like your chicken browned. Otherwise it sort of poaches in t...

This was absolutely delicious as well as authentic & I'm honored to be the first to rate it. It's got the perfect mix of citrus/spice flavor (make sure to use fresh lemon juice---big difference ...

This was very, very good! I marinated my cubed chicken overnight and cooked outside on the grill. For the yogurt, I used 2/3 cup plain yogurt + 1/3 cup chopped cucumber + 3 Tablespoons finely ...

Not a bad basic recipe! I added cucumbers sundried tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms and dill. Tasted pretty good!

So simple, but so delicious! I usually marinate overnight. No changes needed.

I also didn't marinate for 3 hours-closer to 1 1/2, but it didn't matter, the chicken was incredibly flavorful and tender. We ate these with "Peppy's Pita Bread" from this site, and it was great...

This was a very tasty recipe. Make sure to use exactly the suggested amount of lemon juice, or even less - it was a touch strong, almost sour, but I wasn't measuring exactly so it may be my fau...

I marinated the chicken for almost 24 hours. I added some cayenne, but followed the recipe exactly otherwise. I put it in a pita with lettuce mix, tomatoes, red onions, & hummus. The flavor of...