Sunny Chicken Pockets

Yield: Makes 6 servings

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Each pocket holds juicy bits of orange, tiny sweet peas and delicious roasted chicken. It's a lunch delight for both kids and adults.



8 ounces  rotisserie chicken, cut into cubes (2 cups)
2 Florida oranges, sectioned and chopped
1/2 cup frozen petite peas, thawed
1/3 cup light or regular mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Florida orange juice
1/2 teaspoon finely grated Florida orange zest
3 pocket pitas, cut in half crosswise
Bibb lettuce leaves (optional)


In a large bowl combine chicken, orange sections and peas. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, orange juice and orange zest. Add to chicken mixture; stir to coat.

Gently open the pockets of each pita half. Place chicken mixture evenly into each pocket. Add lettuce, if desired, and serve.

 Nutrients per serving: 190 calories, 2.5g fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 35mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 7g sugars, 16g protein, 4 percent vitamin A, 40 percent vitamin C, 2 percent calcium, 8 percent iron

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