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Spicy Chicken Pita

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 210 kcal


  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast, halved
  • creole, blackening, salt & pepper (to lightly season chicken)
  • 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp lime juice, divided
  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 tbsp chili garlic sauce, divided
  • 4 6 inch whole wheat pita rounds, halved
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced and halved
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced and halved
  • 1/4 cup scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 cups bib lettuce, chopped


  1. slice peppers, zucchini, lettuce, scallions and set aside. halve the chicken breasts and lightly season both sides with salt, pepper, creole and blackening seasoning. 

    fajita pitas slice veggies and set aside
  2. on a grill pan (or regular grill) grill chicken breasts for approximately 9 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165 degrees. Flip halfway through. Let cool and thinly slice. 

    fajita pita grill chicken breasts
  3. while chicken is cooking, in a small bowl,  stir together 1 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 tbsp chili garlic sauce. Set aside. 

    fajita pitas make saute sauce
  4. place a skillet over medium high heat, add 1/2 tbsp olive oil and 1/2 tbsp minced garlic for about 30 seconds. Add zucchini, peppers and 1 tbsp water. Cover and cook for approximately 3 minutes stirring occasionally. 

    fajita pita saute veggies
  5. add scallions, sauce (from step 3) and 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper to skillet. Cook for another 1 minute stirring occasionally. 

    fajita pita add scallions and sauce
  6. stir together 1/4 cup greek yogurt, 1 tbsp lime juice, 1/2 tbsp chili garlic sauce. 

    fajita pita stir together sauce
  7. spread sauce on one side of the inside of the pita. fill each pita halve with 1/4 cup lettuce, 1/8 of veggies and 3oz chicken.  Enjoy!

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