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Thai Chicken Pita Sandwiches

Why should pizza have all the fun? Kick up some chicken with a Thai peanut sauce and serve it in a pita alongside fresh carrots and red peppers.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Sandwiches
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Pita sandwiches
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 396kcal

Ingredients

The peanut sauce:

The sandwich:

  • 2 cooked chicken breasts shredded
  • ½ red bell pepper diced
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • 3 whole wheat pita breads cut in half
  • 1 ½ cups chopped romaine lettuce

Instructions

The peanut sauce:

  • In a blender, combine sesame oil, peanut butter, soy sauce, rice wine, water, rice vinegar, canola oil, brown sugar, ginger and chili garlic sauce. Blend until smooth.

The sandwiches:

  • In a large bowl, stir together the chicken, red bell pepper and carrot. Add about two-thirds of the peanut sauce and toss to coat. Add more to taste, if desired.
  • Divide the chicken mixture and romaine lettuce evenly between the pita halves. Drizzle with extra sauce, if desired. Serve.

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 1015mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3044IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg