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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 188.2
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.1 mg
  • Sodium: 358.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 25.2 g

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Chicken Gyros

Submitted by: HEIDIWREDE

Introduction

Awesome!! New family favorite. Chicken and sauce have great flavor for low fat/calorie meal. Awesome!! New family favorite. Chicken and sauce have great flavor for low fat/calorie meal.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Tzatziki sauce:
    1 cup plain Greek Yogurt
    1 regular cucumber, peeled and seeded
    1 teaspoon minced garlic
    1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
    salt and pepper
    squeeze of fresh lemon

    Chicken:
    1 teaspoons minced garlic
    juice of 1 lemon (2-3 Tablespoons)
    2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
    2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    2 heaping tablespoons plain greek yogurt
    1 tablespoon dried oregano
    salt and pepper
    1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts

    Pita Bread - Joseph's Flax Oat Bran and whole wheat are awesome and very low calories - 60 per pita


Directions

Directions:
Shred the cucumber or chop in food processor. Wrap in a towel and squeeze to remove as much water as possible. Mix together yogurt, shredded cucumber, garlic, white wine vinegar, salt/pepper and lemon juice. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow flavors to meld.

To prepare chicken, combine the garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, olive oil, yogury, oregano, and salt/pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Whisk together until mixed well. Add the chicken pieces to the bowl and mix to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour. Recommed overnight.
Cook chicken as desired either in skillet, grill or broiler. Once chicken is completly cooked cut in strips, heat pitas.
Top with chicken, tzatziki sauce, diced tomatoes and sliced onion. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: 1 gyro = 1 serving

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEIDIWREDE.






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