Spiced Chicken Pitas

For a healthy and tasty meal for two, try these grilled spiced chicken pitas served with fresh vegetables and a light, tangy yoghurt sauce – delicious. 

Serves: Two

Time: 30 minutes


  • 230 grams boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed
  • 3/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 6 tablespoons plain yoghurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 2 medium whole-wheat pitas, warmed
  • 1/2 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1/8 cup red onion, thinly sliced



Preheat grill to medium-high. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon garam masala and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place the chicken on the grill and cook through. Once cooked, let the chicken rest for five minutes. Meanwhile, combine cucumber, yoghurt, coriander, lemon juice, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon garam masala and 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper in a small bowl. Thinly slice the chicken. Cut open the warm pitas and fill with the chicken, yoghurt sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion.

Written by Kat