Chicken Salad Pita with Baba Ghanoush Recipe

Chicken Salad Pita with Baba Ghanoush Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 1 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tsp dried mint, crumbled
  • ¾ Tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 clove garlic, finely minced
  • kosher salt
  • 4 tbs extra-virgin olive oils, plus more for drizzling
  • 4 chicken scallopine (4 to 5 ounces each)
  • 1 c grape or cherry tomato halved
  • 1 unpeeled Kirby cucumber, chopped
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 4 pocketless pitas
  • ½ c baba ghanoush (eggplant spread, sold near hummus in the refrigerated section)
  • 2 c chopped Romaine lettuce
Instructions
  1. Whisk the vinegar, mint, red pepper flakes, 1 clove garlic, and ¼ teaspoon salt in a shallow dish. Gradually whisk in 3 tablespoons olive oil. Add the chicken and marinate about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the tomatoes, cucumber and the remaining 1 clove garlic in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the chicken until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board and slice into ½-inch-thick strips. Toss with the vegetables.
  4. Brush the pitas with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt. Grill, turning once until marked. Place a pita on each plate and spread with baba ghanoush. Top with lettuce and chicken salad and drizzle with any juices from the bowl.
  5. Per serving: Calories 342; Fat 15 g (Saturated 2 g); Cholesterol 74 mg; Sodium 587 mg; Carbohydrate 24 g; Fiber 4 g; Protein 29 g

 

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