Moroccan chicken pockets recipe

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Stuffed pitta bread is versatile and makes a change from sandwiches - plus pitta bread is less messy than a sarnie.


  • Pitta bread
  • Shredded, skinless chicken breasts
  • A handful of dried apricots
  • A handful of parsley
  • Greek yogurt
  • Iceberg lettuce, shredded




  1. Cut open the pitta bread, either cut in half across the middle or slice along the side, whatever you prefer.
  2. Stuff half the pitta with the shredded lettuce.
  3. Chop the dried apricots and mix with the shredded chicken, yogurt and parsley.
  4. Fill the rest of the pitta with the chicken mixture.
Top Tip for making Moroccan chicken pockets

To make a vegetarian version of this recipe replace the chicken with cheese and spread the pitta bread with mayonnaise or crème fraîche.Give your kids a balanced lunchbox with a portion of fruit, a small carton of water or juice and some oat crunchies or other cereal.

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