Chicken Falafel with Tahini Sauce

Chicken Falafel with Tahini Sauce

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 5 min 15 min 4
add
more

Ingredients


1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
3 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 tsp Cilantro (coriander)
1 cup Cucumber (sliced)
1 tsp Cumin
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for sauce)
1/4 cup Lemon juice (for sauce)
2 cup Lettuce, romaine (shredded)
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped)
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped, for sauce)
4 medium pita Pita bread, whole-wheat
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Salt (for sauce)
1/2 cup Tahini (for sauce)
2 medium Tomato (chopped)
1 tbsp Vegetable oil
1/4 cup Water (for sauce)

Instructions


To make Tahini Sauce:
In bowl, mix tahini, lemon juice and water. Stir in garlic, parsley and salt. Makes 1 cup (250 mL). Set aside.

To make Chicken Falafel:
Cut chicken crosswise into thin strips. In nonstick skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook garlic, cumin, coriander, salt, cayenne and chicken, stirring often, until chicken is no longer pink inside, about 5 minutes. Stir in parsley.

Cut off top third of each pita; invert and place in bottom third. Fill each with some of the tahini sauce, the chicken, lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes. Drizzle with remaining sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 570  
Calories from fat 221  
Calories from saturated fat 33  
Total Fat 24.6  g
Saturated Fat 3.7  g
Trans Fat 0.0  g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10.5  g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.4  g
Cholesterol 99  mg
Sodium 635  mg
Potassium 976  mg
Total Carbohydrate 37  g
Dietary Fiber 8.0  g
Sugars 3.3  g
Protein 50  g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.1
Grain 1.3
Meat 1.9
Meat Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


Pygal 26% 443.908699826 134.868971516 39% 405.046676939 279.099503413 35% 301.586639731 155.61209029 26% 39% 35% Carbohydrates Fat Protein
Recipe from: Canadian Living
About Contact Us
Meal Garden, 326 1/2 Bloor Street West, Unit 4, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1W5, Canada