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    Spicy Pita Crisps (Chips) Served With Salsa Fresca

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    18 mins

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    Aaliyah's&Aaron'sMum's Note:

    A lovely party snack served with the dip on the side or you may even use these crushed into smaller pieces over any green salad in place of croutons.

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    For Salsa Fresca

    For the Spicy Pita crisps


    1. 1
      To make the salsa, combine tomatoes, onion, garlic, chilli, lime juice, oil and coriander in a bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste.
    2. 2
      Cover and let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature to allow the flavours to blend.
    3. 3
      Serve chilled or at room temperature.
    4. 4
      You may make the salsa upto a day in advance, cover and refrigerate.
    5. 5
      To make the pita crisps, first of all, pre-heat oven to gas mark 4/350F/180°C.
    6. 6
      Split pita breads open into two.
    7. 7
      Combine oil, garlic, chilli, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper in a bowl.
    8. 8
      Brush crumb sides of pita halves with the spicy oil.
    9. 9
      Place oiled side up onto a baking sheet.
    10. 10
      Toast until golden brown on the shelf just above the middle shelf (but not the top most if you know what I mean!)of the oven, about 5-8 minutes (you will have to keep an eye on them constantly though since they tend to burn easily).
    11. 11
      Remove from the oven and transfer onto a wire rack and leave to cool.
    12. 12
      Break into large pieces and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 13, 2008


      I really liked this, even though I went light on the red chili pepper flakes for the pita.

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    • on April 12, 2008


      These are really tasty- even without the salsa!! I had a little of the oil-spice mix leftover, but next time I'll make sure it covers every inch of the pitas. Excellent and simple for a party! Thanks!

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    • on March 19, 2008


      A tasty and easy recipe to make when a snack attack comes on plus a great way to use up some less than fresh pitas that I had. I made the salsa as written but tweaked the chips by reducing the oil to 2 tablespoons. I also cut my pitas into wedges before baking. There are a lot of flavors going on in this dish! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Pita Crisps (Chips) Served With Salsa Fresca

    Serving Size: 1 (319 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 616.9
    Calories from Fat 339
    Total Fat 37.6 g
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 449.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    Sugars 10.0 g
    Protein 10.5 g

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