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Chicken Gyro

Category

Dinner

Cuisine

Greek

Recipe Level

Beginner

Prep Time

20 Mins

Cook Time

10 Mins

Servings

6

Views

919

Recipe Procedure

About Recipe

Chicken Gyro – an easy to make sandwich, great for both lunch and dinner. Served with fresh vegetables and tzatziki sauce.

Ingredients

For the chicken marinade:

1 lb. chicken breast sliced into ½-inch strips

3 tbsp. olive oil

1 tbsp. lemon juice

1 tbsp. red wine vinegar

1 tsp. paprika

1 tsp. dried oregano

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

For the Tzatziki Sauce:

1 medium cucumber

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp. lemon juice

2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill

1 medium clove garlic pressed or minced

¼ teaspoon salt

For the Gyro:

Pita bread

Shredded iceberg lettuce

Sliced tomatoes

Sliced cucumbers

Sliced onion

Sliced onion

Cooking Procedure

1

n n n Marinate the chicken. Place the chicken in a medium bowl and add all of the marinade ingredients. Mix it well, cover with plastic wrap, and marinate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.n n n n Make the tzatziki. Grate the cucumber and squeeze the excess liquid out with your hands. Discard the liquid. Place the cucumber in a mixing bowl with the rest of the tzatziki ingredients and mix well.n n n n Cook the chicken. Heat a large, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken slices and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Slice the chicken into thin strips.n n n n Make the Gyro! Warm the pita bread (in the oven or microwave). Add a bit of shredded lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion, and chicken on top. Drizzle with a generous amount of tzatziki and feta cheese, if desired. Fold the gyro* in half and serve.n nn

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