Spicy Chicken Pockets

Oxmoor House
A (6-inch) whole wheat pita has 3 more grams of fiber than a plain pita, even though they both have about the same amount of carbohydrate. Because of the fiber, whole wheat pitas have a lower carbo rating than regular pitas.
8 servings (serving size: 1 filled pita half)


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6 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
3 1/2 tablespoons salt-free Creole seasoning
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Cooking spray
8 lettuce leaves
4 (6-inch) whole wheat pita bread rounds, cut in half crosswise
1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1 cup alfalfa sprouts
3/4 cup chopped cucumber
3/4 cup chopped tomato


1. Rub both sides of chicken with Creole seasoning, and place in a large shallow dish. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

2. Prepare grill.

3. Brush both sides of chicken evenly with oil. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill, covered, 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

4. Place 1 lettuce leaf in each pita half. Layer onion and next 3 ingredients evenly into pita halves. Cut chicken into strips, and arrange evenly over vegetables. Serve warm.

carbo rating: 18

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 217
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 23.8 g
Carbohydrate 21.9 g
Fiber 4.3 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 230 mg
Calcium 33 mg