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Marinated Mediterranean Chicken Pita & Slaw

4 servings Easy
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Ingredients (21)

  • 1 cup Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Zest from one lemon
  • Fresh-squeezed juice from one lemon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut in large bite-sized pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped in large pieces

Slaw ingredients:

  • ½ head of green cabbage, shredded or finely sliced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large handful of flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

For assembling:

  • 4-6 pieces of pita bread
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing, for drizzling
  • Skewers
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories567
  • Fat19.38g
  • Saturated fat5.16g
  • Trans fat0.18g
  • Carbs56.02g
  • Fiber10.97g
  • Sugar9.03g
  • Protein45.93g
  • Cholesterol114.96mg
  • Sodium697.15mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

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Marinated Mediterranean Chicken Pita & Slaw

In this recipe from Marie’s® Dressing, pieces of boneless chicken breast are marinated in Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing, then skewered, grilled and served with coleslaw dressed with more Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing, pita bread, and sliced tomatoes.

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Instructions

  1. 1Marinate the chicken: In a mixing bowl, whisk together Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Alternate pieces of chicken and onion on each skewer, then place skewers in a shallow baking dish. Pour the marinade mixture over the chicken skewers, coating them well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to overnight.
  2. 2Prepare the slaw: In a large bowl, stir together the cabbage, onion, parsley, and Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing until thoroughly combined. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes for an extra kick of spice, if you like.
  3. 3Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Brush the grates with a little oil to coat and grill the marinated chicken skewers. Turn skewers occasionally until chicken is fully cooked, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve immediately with warm pita bread, slaw, sliced tomatoes, and extra Marie’s® Original Coleslaw Dressing for drizzling.
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