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Emily Rose Brott

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Crumbed chicken and salsa in pita recipe

Lifestyle — Posted 07/04/14

Emily Rose Brott shares a great chicken recipe from her latest book, Healthy Home Cooking for Kids.

Serves: 4


Crumbed chicken

2 chicken fillets, butterflied

1 1/2 cups wholemeal breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon mild paprika



1 avocado, diced

1 cucumber, peeled and diced

2 tomatoes, diced

1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon olive oil


4 wholemeal pitas



1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) fan-forced.

2. Slice chicken into nuggets, approximately 4 cm long. Place breadcrumbs, paprika and a pinch of salt in a bowl and mix.

3. Dip chicken nuggets into breadcrumbs until coated. Line a baking tray with foil and place nuggets on tray.

4. Cook for 25 minutes.

5. To prepare salsa, gently combine avocado, cucumber and tomatoes in a bowl. Toss with lemon juice, oil and salt to taste.

6. To warm pitas, wrap in foil and place in oven for 2 to 3 minutes.

7. To serve, slice the pitas in half, spread some mayonnaise over the base of the pita, and top with chicken nuggets and salsa.

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Extra   Read our interview with Emily Rose Brott about cooking with kids.
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