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Chicken and Wild Rice Salad Pitas

Chicken and Wild Rice Salad Pitas
PREP TIME
15 min
COOK TIME
50 min
YIELDS
4 servings

These healthy pitas stuffed with chicken and a wild rice salad with dried cranberries make a delicious back-to-school lunch for kids with healthy appetites. 

Courtesy of RICARDO Magazine. 

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Ingredients

½
cup wild rice
¼
cup dried cranberries, chopped
2
cups cooked and diced chicken
¼
cup sour cream
2
Tbsp mayonnaise
2
Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
2 8-inch
(20-cm) pita bread, halved OR Approximately 12 mini pita bread, halved
Boston lettuce leaves, to taste
Salt and pepper
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Directions

Step 1

In a small saucepan, cook the rice in salted water for about 50 minutes or until tender. Add the cranberries and cook for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.

Step 2

In a bowl, combine the rice and cranberries with the chicken, sour cream, mayonnaise, and chives. Adjust the seasoning.

Step 3

Carefully open the pita bread and fill with the chicken salad and lettuce.

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