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The sweet chili sauce in these delicious pita sandwiches gives them a decidedly Asian flavor. Serve them at home for lunch, or place in a cooler for a delightful picnic.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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30 mins
1 hr
8 mins
1 hr
2 hrs 38 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In resealable plastic bag set in shallow dish, combine 1/3 cup cilantro, chili sauce, 2 tablespoons lime juice, garlic, oil, and salt. Add chicken. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate, refrigerated, 1 hour.

  • Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken mixture half at a time, and cook 3 minutes per batch, stirring occasionally. Return all chicken to skillet. Add sweet pepper; continue cooking 5 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Using a slotted spoon transfer chicken mixture to large bowl. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 8 hours. Makes 8 pita sandwiches.

  • For dressing, in bowl combine mayonnaise, 1/2 cup cilantro, and 2 tablespoons lime juice. To serve, top each pita with a lettuce leaf. Spoon chicken mixture on half of each pita (if necessary, drain excess liquid from chicken). Drizzle with dressing.

To Tote:

Toss chicken mixture with dressing. Place in airtight container in a cooler. Assemble just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

456 calories; fat 18g; cholesterol 73mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 38g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 9g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 2g; protein 33g; vitamin a 2478.1IU; vitamin c 37.8mg; thiamin 0.5mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 15.6mg; vitamin b6 0.9mg; folate 96.8mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 644mg; potassium 485mg; calcium 90.9mg; iron 3.1mg.