Chicken Caesar Pitas

Hand-held and picnic friendly, these chicken-stuffed pockets pack a double dose of whole grains from brown rice and whole wheat pitas. The chicken can be made up to two days in advance for a fast-fix lunch. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Chicken Caesar Pitas
Chicken Caesar Pitas
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 20minutes + chilling 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 20minutes + chilling
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Portions: servings
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: servings
Units:
Instructions
  1. In a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle, combine the first five ingredients; grind until mixture becomes fine. Rub over chicken.
  2. On a greased grill, cook chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. When cool enough to handle, cut into 1/2-in. strips. Refrigerate until chilled.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, romaine and rice. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Serve in pitas.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
2 filled pita halves: 398 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 919 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate (3 g sugars, 5 g fibre), 31 g protein.