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Citrus-Chicken Salad Pita Pockets

Citrus-Chicken Salad Pita Pockets is rated 3.8666666666666667 out of 5 by 15.
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
15
min.
Servings

4 servings

Mandarin oranges, toasted slivered almonds and cooked chicken strips are mixed with mayonnaise and served in pita breads for a refreshing citrus salad.

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Make It

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  • Combine chicken, oranges and nuts in large bowl. Add mayo and parsley; mix lightly.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Fill pita halves with lettuce and chicken mixture just before serving.

How to Toast the Almonds

Spread almonds into single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Bake in 350°F oven 5 to 7 min. or until lightly toasted.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Starch
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Not only do the mandarin oranges in this flavorful chicken salad provide vitamin C, but they team up with the lettuce in the sandwiches to provide an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 420
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 480mg
Carbohydrate 42g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Protein 29g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 50 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fresh and Easy My husband and I both enjoyed this light dinner and I was looking forward to the leftovers for lunch....my son stopped over, devoured it all and asked for the recipe. I will be making this again!
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What a disappointment. What a disappointment. Even tho I thoroughly drained the mandarins, this turned out so soupy, I had to strain it. Not much flavor. Must be me. I read all the reviews and no one else had this problem.
Date published: 2005-04-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I make a chicken salad very similar, but to cut down on the fat, I use plain yogurt in place of the... I make a chicken salad very similar, but to cut down on the fat, I use plain yogurt in place of the mayo. My salad has grapes instead of mandarian oranges. I'm going to try it with both!
Date published: 2005-04-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I am allergic to chicken, so I just eliminated it from the recipe. I am allergic to chicken, so I just eliminated it from the recipe. I added a tad of almond extract and topped it with more roasted almonds. Thank you for a great idea!
Date published: 2004-12-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very light and easy to make. Very light and easy to make. I don't care for mayo so I substituted sour cream instead. Fantastic!! You keep it refrigerated and can have it on hand anytime!!!
Date published: 2004-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I didn't have the mayo so I did a light Asian dressing instead. I didn't have the mayo so I did a light Asian dressing instead. Also added some craisins for a pop of red color. Tasty, refreshing, will make this again.
Date published: 2013-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very delish! Very delish! This is a great lite meal. I will be sure to make this alot when the hot summer weather comes along.
Date published: 2010-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quick and easy for lunch; especially good during the summer when it's too hot to cook over a stove! Quick and easy for lunch; especially good during the summer when it's too hot to cook over a stove!
Date published: 2009-05-24
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