Chicken, avocado and papaya in pita breads

Recipe from: 03 June 2015
recipes, chicken, easy

Ingredients 13
Servings 4
Time 10 min + marinating time


  • 4
    chicken breast fillets, sliced into strips
  • 2
    olive oil
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1
    garlic clove, crushed
  • 1
    red chilli (seeded, finely sliced)
  • SALSA:
  • 2
    avocados, peeled, deseeded and sliced
  • 1/2
    papaya, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 10
    fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • squeeze of lime
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 4
    pita breads and mayonnaise


Place chicken, olive oil, lime, garlic and chilli together in a bowl. Season and leave to marinate for 20 minutes.

Heat a griddle pan/barbecue. Cook chicken till golden, cooked through.

Combine avocado, papaya and coriander with a squeeze of lime. Season.

To assemble
Heat pitas to packet instructions. Slice in half and fill with a little mayonnaise, chicken and avo mixture. Top with extra fresh coriander.

To serve
Serve immediately, with extra mayonnaise.

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