Fruited Chicken Salad Pitas

Make this your go-to chicken salad recipe to serve at showers, lunch gatherings, and tailgates. Serve with fat-free pretzels.

Yield: 6 servings
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 208
  • Calories from fat: 16%
  • Fat: 3.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 18.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 399mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg


  • 1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 6 small green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 3 (6-inch) whole wheat pita bread rounds, cut in half crosswise


  1. 1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well. Gently stir in oranges.
  2. 2. Place 1 lettuce leaf in each pita pocket half. Spoon 3/4 cup chicken salad into each pita half.
  3. Note: Using fat-free mayonnaise instead of regular can help you keep your intake of fat grams down to a healthy level. But remember that even though the mayonnaise is fat-free, it still contains sodium and may need to be limited if you're on a low-sodium diet.
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