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Grilled Chicken Caribbean Pita Pockets

Caribbean Chicken Pitas with Honey Lime Dressing

There’s nothing I love more than delicious pita pockets packed with flavorful ingredients!

Caribbean Chicken Pita Wrap

These Caribbean Pita Pockets are full of flavor from the Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken to the sweet and tangy mandarin oranges and pineapple!

Caribbean Chicken Pita Wrap

This is a simple recipe, that’s perfect for lunch or dinner during the week!

Caribbean Chicken Pita Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces of pita bread
  • 4 large leafs of butter lettuce
  • 2 tequila lime chicken breasts (recipe below)
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 small tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup honey lime dressing

Tequila Lime Chicken Ingredients

Ingredients (Tequila Lime Chicken)

  • ½ cup tequila
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 lb chicken breasts

Place the first 5 ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk well.

Tequila Lime Chicken Marinade

Add the chicken to the marinade.

Marinated Tequila Lime Chicken

Marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator then grill over medium-high heat for 20 minutes, flipping half way through grilling.

Tequila Lime Chicken

Slice the chicken, then begin to put the pita pockets together.

Slice each pita bread in half, then place a leaf of butter lettuce  in each half of pita bread, followed by the chicken, then top with the mandarin oranges, pineapple, bell pepper and tomatoes.

Caribbean Chicken Pita Sandwich

Drizzle with the Honey Lime Dressing.

Tequila Lime Chicken Pita with Honey Lime Dressing

Tequila Lime Chicken Pita

I could honestly put that dressing on anything and love it, but luckily for me… and you… the rest of this pita is totally amazing too!

Caribbean Chicken Pita Sandwich Recipe

♣ Vegetarian Option: Substitute tofu for chicken to make this recipe vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option: Substitute the Pita Bread with gluten-free pita bread (found in specialty stores) or with this recipe  for homemade gluten-free pita bread.

Grilled Chicken Caribbean Pita Sandwich

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 sandwiches

Grilled Chicken Caribbean Pita Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces of pita bread
  • 4 large leafs of butter lettuce
  • 2 tequila lime chicken breasts (recipe below)
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 small tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup honey lime dressing
  • Tequila Lime Chicken
  • ½ cup tequila
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 lb chicken breasts

Instructions

  1. Place the first 5 ingredients for the tequila lime chicken in a small mixing bowl and whisk well.
  2. Add the chicken to the marinade.
  3. Marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator then grill over medium-high heat for 20 minutes, flipping half way through grilling.
  4. Slice the chicken, then begin to put the pita sandwiches together.
  5. Slice each pita bread in half, then place a leaf of butter lettuce in each half of pita bread, followed by the chicken, then top with the mandarin oranges, pineapple, bell pepper and tomatoes.
  6. Drizzle with the Honey Lime Dressing.
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