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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 247.6
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 114.5 mg
  • Sodium: 298.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 32.3 g

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Quick Greek Chicken

Submitted by: SEAOPDET2006

Introduction

Low cal, high protein in a quick and easy recipe. Quick changes such as substitutingchicken for lamb or beef makes for a completely different meal. Adding toppings such as spinach and feta cheese adds new twists. Low cal, high protein in a quick and easy recipe. Quick changes such as substitutingchicken for lamb or beef makes for a completely different meal. Adding toppings such as spinach and feta cheese adds new twists.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    Boneless skin skinless chicken thighs 10 pieces
    Newman's Best Light Balsamic Salad Dressing 1 Cup
    Dried Oregano 1 TBSP
    Lemon Juice 2 TBSP plus 2 tsp
    Lemon Pepper 1 TBSP plus 1/4 tsp
    Greek Yogurt 1 Cup
    Cucumber 1 small to medium
    Garlic Salt (Not powder) 1/4 tsp
    Whole Wheat Pita
    Tomato 1 diced
    Lettuce 1 cup chopped
    onion 1/2 cup diced
    cheese 1 oz (optional) feta, cheddar or jack
    Baby spinach chopped 1/4 cup (optional)
    Substitute chicken for lamb or beef for a whole new meal!

Directions

Place chicken, balsamic dressing, 1 tbsp oregano, 2 tbsp lemon juice, 1tbsp lemon pepper in a ziplock bag. Shake and place in refridgerator over night. Grill the following day on bbq grill until cooked to proper temperature. Cucumber sauce: Peel cucumber and cut into cubes. Put in food processor or blender. Chop to a mashed consistancy. Pour from food processor paper towels double thickness, or coffee filter and drain and discard all water. Add in a bowl remaining cucumber flesh, 1 cup greek yogurt, 1/4 tsp lemon pepper, 2 tsp lemon juice and 1/4 tsp garlic powder and place in refridgerator overnight so the flavors have a chance to blend and dry spices have a chance to soften. After grilling chicken place on pita bread, top with lettuce, onion, tomato and cucumber sauce. Cheese is optional and adds extra calories, but feta, cheddar and jack cheese are all good choices. Also try topping with baby spinach instead of lettuce.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SEAOPDET2006.






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