Combining classic Greek flavours and ingredients, zingy lemon and oregano chicken mixed with peppers, red onion and topped with crunchy lettuce, this is a quick meal that is satisfying and super tasty.

Ingredients:

1 large chicken breast, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 lemon, halved

1 x red pepper, deseeded, diced

1 x cucumber, halved, sliced

½ red onion, peeled, sliced

1 baby romaine lettuce

4 pita breads

Natural yoghurt to serve (optional)

Method:

  1. Combine chicken with oregano, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and the juice of half the lemon, season well with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a pan over high heat, add chicken and cook stirring for 5 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from heat and transfer chicken to a plate. Wipe pan clean and return to a medium heat and gently warm pita breads for 1 minute each side.
  3. Combine peppers, cucumber and onion, squeeze over remaining lemon and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Lay pitas on plates, top with a couple of torn lettuce leaves, a spoonful of salad and top with chicken. Drizzle with yoghurt if using.

Serves 2

TIPS:

  • Dried oregano makes a great pantry staple on the road to liven up and chicken or lamb dish
  • Warming your pita breads before you use them with make them soft and if they aren’t as fresh as possible the heat will help to freshen them up

SUBSTITUTES:

  • Lamb strips or steak can be used in place of chicken.
  • Grilled slices of haloumi make a great vegetarian substitute
  • Any flatbreads or wraps can be used in place of pita
  • Mayonnaise can be used in place of yoghurt if using

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