Chicken Parmesan Pita Pockets

Chicken Parmesan Pita Pockets

Ready in 30 minutes

Chicken can be prepared up to 2 hours inadvance and refrigerated. Assemble and bake sandwiches just prior to serving.

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Ingredients

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1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts; pounded to an even thickness of 1/2-i
3/4 c Crisco┬« Pure Vegetable Oil; divided OR 3/4 cup Crisco® Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Black Pepper; freshly ground
2 ts jarred minced garlic; or 1 large garlic clove, peeled and minced
1 ts Italian seasoning
1/3 c Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
4 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
4 lg pita breads, sandwich-size; top 1-inch cut off
1/2 c marinara sauce; heated
1 c shredded mozzarella cheese; about 4 ounces
12 thin slices salami; (optional) or baked ham, thin slices

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

Directions

HEAT oven to 425F. Line 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with heavy duty aluminum foil. Rinse chicken. Pat dry. Combine 1/4 cup oil, salt, pepper, garlicand Italian seasoning. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.

POUR remaining 1/2 cup oil into baking pan. Heat in oven 5 minutes. Combine chicken with seasoned mixture. Pat bread crumbs onto chicken strips. Remove pan from oven. Add chicken strips in single layer. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.Turn chicken with tongs. Return to oven. Bake 6 minutes, or until chicken is nolonger pink in center. Remove from pan. Drain on paper towels.

REDUCE oven temperature to 400F. Tuck chicken slices into pita pockets. Spoon sauce and mozzarella cheese over chicken. Tuck in prosciutto or salami slices, if desired. Place filled pitas on baking sheet. Bake pitas for 6 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

Recipe By: BHG.Com

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