Chicken Gyros (Greek Chicken Shawarma)

July 8, 2018by Sara Assi
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Chicken

Ingredients:

1 kg chicken breasts, cut thin lengthwise

3 large garlic cloves, minced

1 TBS white vinegar

3 tbsp lemon juice

1 TBS olive oil

3 TBS Greek yogurt

1 and a 1/2 dried oregano

1 tsp salt

black pepper to taste

Preparation:

Mix all of the marinade ingredients together

Add chicken and mix well 

Marinate for 2 hours at least

Heat a pan 

Brown chicken for 3 mn on each side

Transfer to a preheated oven (170 degrees) 

Cook for around 10 mn until the chicken is well cooked

Transfer chicken to a plate

Cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving

Tzatziki

Ingredients:

2 cucumbers (pulp removed, drained well)

1 1/4 cups plain Greek yogurt

1 TBS lemon juice

1 TBS Olive oil

1 garlic clove , minced

1/2 tsp salt

Black pepper

1 TBS chopped parsley

1 TBS chopped dill

Preparation:

Coarsely grate or chop the cucumber, let them dry by wrapping them in paper towels or a tea towel and squeeze to remove excess liquid.

Place cucumber in a bowl 

Add remaining ingredients then mix to combine. 

Cover and refrigerate until serving

Salad

mix all of the following ingredients together:

2 tomatoes , desseeded and diced

2 cucumbers , diced

1/2 red onion , finely chopped

1/2 cup chopped parsley 

Salt and pepper

cover and refrigerate until serving

Form the Gyros 

Fill pita bread with chicken, some tzatziki and salad

Serve immediately! 

 

Sara Assi

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