Citrus-Chicken Salad Pita Pockets

3.8
(14) 12 Reviews
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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  • 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
% Daily Value
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 480mg
Carbohydrate 42g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Protein 29g
   
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.

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  • christine55416 |

    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.

  • sharpeipup |

    Needs a little more substance perhaps craisins next time...

  • aconner0408 |

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