Marinated Chicken Breast and Tzatziki Pita Pockets







A recipe from the cuisine, allowed in a diet.

Pita pockets are quite the delight, as you're about to find out. First, you have to marinate the chicken breast, then cook the whole mixture in a skillet. This way you get the best results: the flavored juiciness and the irresistible crunchiness. Pair with tzatziki and fresh vegetables.

Nutritional Chart

Calories: 390 kCal / serving

  • Proteins:
  • Fats:
  • Carbs:
  • 24 g
  • 15 g
  • 46 g

Ingredients Needed for Marinated Chicken Breast and Tzatziki Pita Pockets

For the marinade:

1 red onion, chopped
2 tablespoons of lime juice
1 garlic clove, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, minced
5 ounces of chicken breast, sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon dried thyme

For the pockets:

1 pita bread
2 cups of tzatziki sauce
1 cup baby spinach
1 big tomato, sliced

How to Make Marinated Chicken Breast and Tzatziki Pita Pockets

  1. For the marination:

    Add the onion, lime juice, garlic, rosemary, oregano, chicken breast, olive oil, and dried thyme to a bowl.

  2. Season with salt and pepper and mix everything using your hands. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Transfer the marinade and the marinated chicken breast to a skillet. Cook over medium heat until the chicken pieces turn golden brown.
  4. Assemble the pockets:

    Cut the pita in half. For each pita half do this: butterfly it, spread tzatziki on the interior lower half, add a layer of 1/2 cup baby spinach, then a large dollop of marinade.

  5. Top with 3 tomato slices and, finally, with more tzatziki. Flip the pocket’s upper half back into place.

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2 thoughts on “Marinated Chicken Breast and Tzatziki Pita Pockets”

    1. Hmm, ce serait un sacre changement pour nous ici, Nicole. Nous devons parler entre nous pour tout ça. On doit voir … ✌

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