Peanut Chicken Pitas

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 11.9 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 383 mg
Calcium 47 mg


1 romaine lettuce heart, chopped
1 1/4 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
3/4 cup frozen snow peas, thawed and trimmed
1/4 cup shredded carrot
1/4 cup chopped roasted lightly salted peanuts
1/2 cup light sesame-ginger dressing
8 (1-oz.) mini whole wheat pita rounds, halved


1. Combine chopped lettuce and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with sesame-ginger dressing; toss to combine. Fill each pita half evenly with mixture.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Newman's Own Low Fat Sesame Ginger Dressing and Toufayan Bakeries Hearth Baked Whole Wheat Pitettes Pita Bread.

Rebecca Bourgeois, New York, New York,

Southern Living

March 2007