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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 356.8
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.3 mg
  • Sodium: 890.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 55.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.2 g
  • Protein: 22.4 g

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Chinese Chicken Salad Pitas

Submitted by: COPPERHEAD71
Chinese Chicken Salad Pitas

Introduction

This easy make ahead salad is bursting with sweet mandarins, crunchy shredded broccoli and carrots, tangy grilled chicken, and toasted sesame seeds stuffed into a whole grain pita pocket. Try packing it up for a delicious outdoor picnic in the summer sunshine.

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This easy make ahead salad is bursting with sweet mandarins, crunchy shredded broccoli and carrots, tangy grilled chicken, and toasted sesame seeds stuffed into a whole grain pita pocket. Try packing it up for a delicious outdoor picnic in the summer sunshine.

For a video demonstration of this recipe, and many more delicious dishes, "like" me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ColleensKitchen1 or follow me at colleens-kitchen.blogspot.com

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 tbsp olive oil
    juice of 1 lime
    1 tsp dried basil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1/4 tsp coarse sea salt
    4 boneless skinless chicken breast tenderloins
    1 tbsp sesame seeds
    12 oz. broccoli slaw mix
    1 can mandarin orange segments, drained and rinsed
    1 bunch scallions/green onions, diced
    1/3 cup Newman's Own Low Fat Sesame Ginger Salad Dressing
    4 whole pieces (8 pockets total) Oroweat Pocket Thins

Directions

Whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, basil, garlic and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Submerge the chicken and make sure it is thoroughly coated. Cook the chicken in an indoor grill pan on medium heat for about 3 minutes per side then remove from heat. Let cool about 5 minutes and dice.

Heat a small skillet over medium heat and add the sesame seeds. Toast until they are just lightly golden in color, remove from heat.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the broccoli slaw mix, mandarin orange segments, scallions, diced chicken and sesame seeds. Pour the salad dressing over all and mix well to coat. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.

Fill each pita pocket with the chicken salad and serve immediately.

Serving Size: Makes 8 pita pockets, 2 pockets per person

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user COPPERHEAD71.





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