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Chicken Gyro Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Gyro recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Gyro using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by OmniFace

Makes 5 servings



Middle Eastern Inspired Chicken with Tahini Sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Gyro

2 oz Greek Yogurt
2 oz Cider Vinegar
2.5 oz Lemon Juice
2 serving Garlic Cloves
1 tsp Salt, Table
1 tsp Spices Ground Black Pepper
1 tsp, ground Cardamom
1 serving Cayenne Pepper
4 breast, bone and skin removed Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
3 oz Tahini
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
5 serving Alexis Whole wheat Greek Pita Flatbread

Recipe Directions for Chicken Gyro

  1. In a large bowl, whisk 1 cup of the yogurt with the cider vinegar, 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice, 2/3 of the minced garlic cloves, 1 tsp of salt, 1 tsp of black pepper, the crushed cardamom pods, and the cayenne. Add the chicken breasts, turn to coat and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours.

  2. Whisk the tahini paste with the remaining minced garlic, 3 tbs of yogurt and 3 tbs of lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Coat grill with canola oil. Place chicken onto grill cooking over moderate heat and turning once. Slice into strips. Place into flatbread with lettuce, tahini paste and lemon juice.

  4. The recipe calls for more yogurt than listed, since the majority of it is lost after marinating.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 315.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
682
Calories from Fat
191
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.2g
33%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
117mg
39%
Sodium
608mg
25%
Potassium
374mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
38.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
53.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 7% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
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