Monday, 27 July 2015

Cheesy Chicken With Pitta Croutons

It's the summer holidays big big hurrah , six glorious weeks of sunshine ( please excuse if it raining whilst you are reading this right now ) this dish is a quick one. It can be easily adapted to suit your tastes.


4 chicken breasts

Grated Parmigiano Reggiano Dop


Heat the oven till 180 c 

Place the chicken in a suitable oven proof dish.

Sprinkle with the 

And cook for 30 minutes 

When the chicken is cooked , slice and leave to cool.

Cheesy Chicken
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Pitta bread croutons 


4 pitta breads split and shaped into triangles.

6 tablespoons of olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons of paprika ( I prefer sweet)
1 teaspoon of cumin
A twist of the salt mill
A splash of sherry vinegar or white wine vinegar


Preheat the oven to 180 c 

Brush the dressing onto the pitta triangles. 

Next place on to a oven proof baking tray .

Bake in the oven for no more than 5 minutes.

Pitta Croutons

Cheesy Chicken with pitta croutons

Pitta Croutons with cheesy chicken


I developed this recipe myself as I was a hungry . I got the cheese free as part of the Orchard scheme through Tesco.


  1. Love the look of this, never though to do this with pitta before, such a great idea x

  2. Chicken, cheese and pitta are three delicious ingredients I love. I will definitely have to give this a go!

  3. Oh Claire - you do make me laugh! I love the bit where you said: Disclosure: I developed this recipe as I was hungry!!! I'm always hungry - maybe I should cook this one!!

  4. this is most certainly something that looks quick and easy but tasty too that we would enjoy

  5. I have never thought about pita croutons before. I am going to give them a try. Thanks for the inspiration

  6. My hubby would love this as he is crazy on chicken.

  7. Oh yum this sounds delicious - chicken and cheese yes please!

  8. food looks great, and I laughed at your disclaimer

  9. Hubby doesn't like cheese but think I will be making this just for me!

  10. Hahaha, loving your disclosure, I am sure all genius recipes started in the same manner :-)! I would love the taste of it, what's not to like about pitta, chicken and cheese?xx

  11. What's the Orchard scheme? Not heard of that before. The chicken looks delicious, in fact my mouth is watering right now! I love Parmasan.

  12. Mmm wow this sounds super yummy! x

  13. Ha the disclaimer.... this does look lovely x

  14. Oh yum! This looks good. And it's stopped raining!

  15. Ooh had never thought to use pitta for croutons, bet they are really tasty!

  16. Oooh sounds yummy! Always nice to get free cheese haha!

  17. Ooh pitta croutons! They sound rather lovely as does the cheesey chicken. Thank you so much for sharing, definitely a yummy recipe to try! It's making me a bit hungry though LOL :)


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