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Curried chicken pitas

Curried Chicken Pitas

Curried Chicken Pitas

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4 persons
Calories 438.86 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 6 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
  • 60 grams low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 256 grams cooked cubed chicken breast
  • 1 ripe but firm pear diced
  • 1 stalk celery finely diced
  • 64 grams dried cranberries
  • 32 grams sliced or slivered almonds toasted
  • 4 4- to 5- inch whole-wheat pita breads cut in half
  • 256 grams sprouts cut in half and cooked
  • lettuce optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven at 220°C.
  • Combine yogurt, mayonnaise and curry powder in a large bowl.
  • Add the chicken, pear, celery, cranberries, sprouts and almonds. Mix carefully.
  • Put the pita breath in the oven for 2-3 minutes.
  • Fill each pita half with 1/2 cup chicken salad and the yoghurt, mayonaise sauce.

Notes

Cranberries and pear are sweet counterpoints in this tangy curried chicken salad. Toasted sliced almonds add a nutty crunch.
To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate the salad for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 438.86kcalCarbohydrates: 52.59gProtein: 24.02gFat: 17.11gSaturated Fat: 3.02gSodium: 385.88mgFiber: 8.97gSugar: 18.37g
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