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Healthy Chicken Gyro

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp EVOO
  • 3/4 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp ground oregano
  • 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/3 cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt 
  • 1/4 tsp dill weed
  • 2 gyro bread
  • 1/2 small, red onion, thinly sliced (optional)

Directions:

To make the marinade, combine the following-

  • lemon juice
  • EVOO
  • 1/2 of the garlic
  • mustard
  • oregano

To make the cucumber sauce, combine the following-

  • cucumber
  • yogurt
  • dill
  • rest of garlic

To complete the rest of the recipe-

  • Add raw chicken to a Ziploc bag with above marinade, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Remove chicken from refrigerator, drain and discard the marinade.
  • In a large, nonstick skillet, saute the chicken for 7-8 minutes or until the juice runs clear
  • Spoon half chicken on each gyro bread, and top with cucumber mixture. Garnish with onion, lettuce and tomato.

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