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Super Easy Greek Chicken Pitas


  • Author: Meghan Yager
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

If you want to enjoy the flavors of Greece in a handheld pocket, our super easy chicken pitas are just the thing to tickle your taste buds.


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (from 23 lemons)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped into 1-inch cubes (12 lbs)
  • 4 large white or whole wheat pitas, cut in half

Optional Toppings:

  • Tzatziki sauce
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Chopped tomato
  • Chopped parsley leaves
  • Crumbled feta cheese
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Hummus

Instructions

  1. Combine Greek yogurt, lemon juice, salt, pepper, olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, mint, dill, and garlic in a bowl. Whisk together until combined and add to a large resealable bag or an airtight container with a lid. Add chicken cubes and mix well.
  2. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 3 hours, or overnight.
  3. Pour the chicken and 1/3 cup marinade into a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken thoroughly, about 8-10 minutes total.
  4. Serve chicken in pita halves with the suggested toppings as desired.

Notes

Nutritional information does not include options toppings.

  • Category: Sandwiches
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Greek

Keywords: chicken pita, Greek, Mediterranean, feta