Curried Chicken and Apple Sandwich

Total Time
30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
0 mins

This has gotten rave reviews at family picnics in the past. It is a refreshing change from the standard meat-salads used for sandwiches and is relatively easy to make. Pita pockets are the recommended "serving implement" but serve it up however you wish.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 14 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise
  • 14 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 34 teaspoon curry powder, to taste
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 18 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken or 2 cups cooked turkey (8oz.)
  • 5 green onions, including tops,chopped (about 2/3 c.)
  • 1 large sweet green peppers or 1 large red pepper, cored,seeded,and chopped (1 c.)
  • 1 small golden delicious apples or 1 small Red Delicious apple, cored and diced (1 c.)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro (or 2 Tbsp. minced parsley mixed with 3/4 tsp. dried cilantro)
  • lettuce leaf
  • 4 whole wheat pita bread, halved

Directions

  1. In a medium-size bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, yogurt, curry powder, salt, ground red pepper, and garlic.
  2. Stir in the chicken, green onions, green pepper, apple, and cilantro.
  3. Tuck several lettuce leaves into each pita half, then stuff with the filling.
  4. Cover with plastic food wrap and chill until ready to serve.
  5. Will keep, refrigerated, for up to 2 days.