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Jerk Chicken Fajitas

Give your chicken fajitas a taste of the Caribbean with this tasty recipe for Jerk Chicken Fajitas, made in only 15 minutes for an easy weeknight dinner!

Give your chicken fajitas a taste of the Caribbean with this tasty recipe for Jerk Chicken Fajitas, made in only 20 minutes for an easy weeknight dinner!

It’s been almost 3 months since our trip to Jamaica and I’m still dreaming of the Jerk Chicken we ate every afternoon by the pool at Couples Resorts!

After arriving home from the trip, I had about 1,564 ideas for recipes to make with Jerk Seasoning, but I decided to start with Jamaican Jerk Beef Patties and gradually work my way through the other 1,563! 😉

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Caramelized Plantain Pancakes

Give your pancakes a sweet taste of the Caribbean, with this delicious & easy 20 minute recipe for Caramelized Plantain Pancakes!

Give your pancakes a sweet taste of the Caribbean, with this delicious & easy 20 minute recipe for Caramelized Plantain Pancakes!

It’s the last day of “Jamaica Week” on the blog, where I’m sharing recipes inspired by my recent trip to Jamaica, and I saved the sweetest recipe for last!

On Monday, I shared a deliciously easy recipe for 30 Minute Sweet Potato Soup. On Tuesday, I shared a tasty recipe for Jamaican Jerk Beef Patties. And on Wednesday, I shared a scrumptious Jalapeno Pumpkin Dip recipe.

Today, I’m taking it to the sweet side, and sharing my Jamaican inspired Caramelized Plantain Pancake recipe!

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Grilled Caribbean Chicken Pita Pockets

These Grilled Caribbean Chicken Pita Pockets are packed with flavor from the tequila lime grilled chicken to the sweet & tangy mandarin oranges & pineapple!

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

Caribbean Chicken Pita Pockets 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

Tequila Lime Chicken Ingredients

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

Tequila Lime Chicken Instructions

Combine the tequila, lime juice, honey, chili powder and cilantro in a medium mixing bowl.

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

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

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Grilled Chicken Caribbean Pita Sandwich

These Grilled Caribbean Chicken Pita Pockets are packed with flavor from the tequila lime grilled chicken to the sweet & tangy mandarin oranges & pineapple!

Course Main Course, Sandwich
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 pita sandwiches
Calories 539 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces pita bread
  • 4 leaves butter lettuce
  • 2 tequila lime chicken breasts recipe below
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 1/2 cup honey lime dressing click link for recipe

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

Tequila Lime Chicken

  1. Combine the tequila, lime juice, honey, chili powder and cilantro in a medium mixing bowl.

  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.

Caribbean Chicken Pita Sandwiches

  1. 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.
  2. Drizzle with the Honey Lime Dressing.