Cajun Chicken Pitas with Lime Mayo Dressing

Cajun Chicken Pitas with Creamy Lime Mayo Dressing

  • Author: Louise
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


Super-light, delicious and nutritious! Lovely cajun-spiced chicken made even more yummy with lime mayo dressing. Can be enjoyed without the pita for a carb-free version, and there are loads of easy substitutions with this recipe too!


  • 6 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon Paprika
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Juice of ½ lime (keep other half for the dressing)
  • 6 Pita Breads
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup coriander
  • For the mayo dressing
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup crème fraiche (sour cream)
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Juice of ½ lime


  1. Season the chicken breasts with the Paprika, Cayenne, Salt and Pepper ie. All the spices
  2. Heat the Olive oil in a large frying pan. Fry the chicken breasts for a 4-5 minutes on high (to brown them).
  3. Squeeze the juice of half a lime over the chicken.
  4. Turn down the heat down to medium and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. In the meantime, shred the cabbage.
  6. Now, prepare the Lime Mayo Dressing – in a bowl, place the mayonnaise, crème fraiche (sour cream), lime zest and juice. Mix together well. Spread the dressing on the inside of the pitas.
  7. Slice the chicken and mix with the cabbage and coriander – place in the pitas. Add extra salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Enjoy!