Pita chicken salad sandwiches are a game changer! We’ve probably all had chicken salad sandwiches, but have you tried them in a pita? Don’t miss this one! Lower calories and absolutely delicious!
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We are always looking for something to eat on game night. Can’t be greasy, can’t be mess, has to taste great. I am often stuck in the can’t think of anything zone when it comes to coming up with what to fix. For whatever reason, we decided to try chicken salad but in a pita so that it wouldn’t drip out.
I loved that the chicken salad was more enhanced by the pita than it normally is in bread. Plus, my pita chicken salad sandwich didn’t get soggy like they normally do with bread. So we didn’t have to worry too much about getting food stuff on the game pieces. It was certainly a game night success!
Not to mention the fact that we eat a ton of meals with chicken! This one has made the rotation list!
- 2 cans of cooked chicken (or 2 cups)
- 1 1/2 cups California seedless table grapes, rinsed and cut in half
- 1/4 cup celery, diced
- 1 cup pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
- 2 tablespoons basil, fresh, chopped
- 1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
- 1 tablespoon lemon Juice, fresh
- 1 Package of game night
- Combine all salad ingredients in bowl and mix well.
- Fill pitas and serve!
Note: If possible, mix prepare this the night before (or even two). It gives the flavors a chance to meld and enhance each other. You could also use it like a dip with pita chips if you want all finger foods!
What does one right about Pita Chicken Salad Sandwiches?
It’s a yummy recipe, to say the least. It’s also fantastic for picnics because the pita bread doesn’t get all soggy. Personally, I prefer to eat them when the weather is nice outside. Keeps me away from a hot stove and doesn’t knock the energy out of me. I am also totally in favor of meals I can make ahead of time! I really need to get on the freezer meal thing!
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Originally posted 2013-07-16 08:03:29.