Chicken Sandwich on a Pita Chicken Sandwich on a Pita

Author: Canadian Living

The 2001 Canada Day Chicken Challenge Runners-Up

  • Portion size 6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 pita breads
  • iceberg lettuce
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Tomato Mayonnaise:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • hot pepper sauce


In resealable plastic bag or large bowl, combine wine, oil, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, lemon juice and salt ; add chicken, turning to coat. Seal and marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or for up to 24 hours.

Tomato Mayonnaise:
In small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, chili sauce and hot pepper sauce; set aside.

Reserving marinade, place chicken on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook for 6 minutes, brushing occasionally with reserved marinade. Turn and cook for about 6 minutes longer or until no longer pink inside.

Warm pita bread on grill. Place chicken on 1 side of top. Top chicken with tomato mayonnaise and lettuce. Fold uncovered half of pita over top.

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Chicken Sandwich on a Pita