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Chicken Gyros

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Gyros
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 653kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon vinegar, red wine
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • 3 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1/2 medium cucumber
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 4 large pita, whole wheat

Tzatziki

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1/2 medium cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed, dried
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar, red wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cucumber, quatertered
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Slice chicken breasts into thin strips. Add chicken breast strips, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 3 cloves minced garlic, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon vinegar, and oregano to a large plastic bag and shake well. If you do not have a bag, place everything in a large bowl. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Add all ingredients for tzatziki sauce, except for ¼ cup of the chopped cucumber, to a blender and pulse. Stir in reserved cucumber. Cover and chill in a refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Preheat oven to broil setting, then add chicken to a broiler pan (if you do not have one, just grease a baking sheet).
  • Broil the chicken for 3 minutes on each side, then remove from the oven.
  • Warm flat bread in a toaster oven on the light setting if desired.
  • Top the flat bread with lettuce, red bell pepper, and chicken strips. Drizzle with tzatziki just before serving.
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Nutrition

Calories: 653kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 670mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g

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