Chicken pittas Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

25 min

Cooking:

10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 162 kCal 8%
Fat 4g 6%
  -  Saturates 0.7g 4%
  -  of which Sugars 3g 3%
Salt 0.7g 12%

Jazz up your kids’ lunch times by preparing these healthy chicken pittas. Full of flavour but only 162 cals per serving, they’re perfect for lunchboxes or a weekend treat

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 2 heaped tsp tomato puree
  • 2 heaped tsp tikka masala curry paste
  • 150g skinless uncooked chicken (thigh or breast), cut into strips
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 wholemeal pitta breads
  • Shredded lettuce and cherry tomatoes

Method

  • To make this chicken breast recipe, mix together the yoghurt, tomato puree and curry paste. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

  • Preheat a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the oil.

  • Put the marinated chicken pieces into the heated pan and stir-fry over a medium heat until cooked but still juicy (about 5-8 minutes).

  • Warm and split open the pitta breads and fill them with shredded lettuce. Add the cooked chicken, then serve with cherry tomatoes.

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Serve with raw vegetable sticks and follow with an apple, orange or satsuma to add two extra portions of fruit and vegetables towards your 5-a-day.