Chopped chicken with spicy tomatoes, avocado and pita breads

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Super easy to make and perfect for an informal lunch or casual supper with friends.

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  • 4 Chicken fillets, butterflied
  • 1 Cup (250ml) Nando’s PERi-PERi sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Canola oil 
  • 4 Pita breads
  • 1 Cos lettuce head
  • 2 Avocados, halved and roughly cut
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Red chillies, roughly chopped

Spicy tomatoes

  • 3 Tbsp Canola oil 
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, halved
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ Cup (125ml) Nando’s PERi-PERi sauce 
  • 1 Red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 limes, juiced


  1. Place the chicken in the Nando’s PERi-PERi sauce to marinade for 15 minutes. Heat the canola oil in pan over medium heat and cook the chicken until golden and cooked through.   
  2. To make the spicy tomatoes, heat the oil over a medium heat and place the tomatoes, flesh side down to brown. Coat the tomatoes in the Nando’s PERi-PERi sauce and turn them over. 
  3. Put the tomatoes into an oven proof dish to roast for 10 minutes.
  4. Marinate the red onion in the lime juice.  
  5. Toast the pita breads in a pan over medium heat and then tear in half.  
  6. To serve, layer the cos lettuce, chicken, red onion and avo on one half of the pita. Season with salt and garnish with roughly chopped red chilli. Serve the spicy tomatoes alongside the pita stacks.

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