Chicken Gyros Recipe

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Chicken Gyros Recipe

Chicken Gyros Recipe

Simple, make-ahead Chicken Gyros Recipe! You can marinate the chicken early and prepare your natively constructed tzatziki as well! So fast, so good!

INGREDIENTS :

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Herbs de Provence – or Italian seasoning (see note)

Cucumber Salad

  • ½ cucumber – sliced or chopped, see note
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes – halved
  • ¼ red onion – thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • salt and pepper – to taste
  • pinch of fresh dill – optional

~ Step by step instructions to Make Chicken Gyros Recipe ~

  1. Mix together each of the elements for the marinade.
  2. Add chicken to the marinade, throw to cover, cover firmly, and chill for something like 30 minutes (or as long as two hours for more added character).
  3. While chicken is marinating, mix together all elements for the cucumber salad. Put away.
  4. Use utensils to move marinated chicken to a preheated cooking surface (barbecue or skillet) and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side over medium
  5. hotness until cooked through.
  6. Organize the pitas on a plate or clean surface. Collect the pitas by filling pita bread with lettuce, chicken, cucumber salad, feta cheddar, and tzatziki sauce.
  7. Overlap the pita over like a sandwich or roll it up. Appreciate!

Mix together each of the elements for the marinade:

  • Add chicken to the marinade, throw to cover, cover firmly, and chill for something like 30 minutes (or as long as two hours for more added character).
  • While chicken is marinating, mix together all elements for the cucumber salad. Put away.
  • Use utensils to move marinated chicken to a preheated cooking surface (barbecue or skillet) and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side over medium hotness until cooked through.
  • Organize the pitas on a plate or clean surface. Collect the pitas by filling pita bread with lettuce, chicken, cucumber salad, feta cheddar, and tzatziki sauce.
  • Overlap the pita over like a sandwich or roll it up. Appreciate!

Why This Recipe Works:

Simple – These gyros meet up so rapidly and they are totally family-accommodating. In case you’re not an onion fan, forget about them, assuming you love feta cheddar (favor your heart companion) load it on.

Extraordinary introduction to Mediterranean cooking – If you love Mediterranean food then, at that point, you’ll go crazy over this sound gyro. In case you’re new to the cooking, wow is this ideal spot to begin. One nibble and you’ll be a proselyte forever!

Feast arranging – This chicken recipe effectively duplicates. Keep every one of the fixings independent and haul them out during the time when you really want a simple, delicious, good supper. These solid gyros are ideal for supper, yet they additionally make an extraordinary in a hurried choice for work lunch!

Solid – When you’re in the temperament for something delicious yet sound, these simple gyros can’t be bested. Chicken is high in protein and low in immersed fat, the Mediterranean flavoring adds huge loads of flavor with next to no calories, and the red pepper and onions offer cell reinforcements, nutrients, and minerals for sure. Top with lettuce, tomato, and some tzatziki sauce, and eat up.

 

 

 Chicken Gyros Recipe

~ Gyro Chicken Marinade? ~

What does yogurt add to the marinade here? The lactic corrosive and calcium in yogurt attempt to delicately separate the protein in the chicken bosom tenders, making them more tasty and very delicate. Furthermore, you’ll see somewhat of a hull too around this chicken, the yogurt does that as well!

 

Thoughts for Customizing This Recipe:

I like to deal with these chicken gyros like a Greek taco, which means heap on ALL the garnishes. Assuming you need additional fixing thoughts, may I propose adding divided cherry tomatoes, meagerly cut cucumbers, Tzatziki sauce, red pepper sauce, feta, red onions (or salted red onions), slashed kalamata olives, destroyed lettuce, and even chickpeas in case you’re feeling it.

Assuming you need to skirt the pita, consider making these into Greek gyro bowls. Just add arranged rice (or another grain) to the lower part of a bowl, then, at that point, top with chicken and the wide range of various fixings as you see fit. Save the sauces for last. Delish!

For a low-carb choice, skirt the pita and the rice and make a solid gyro salad. Trade the rice and pita for lettuce in the lower part of the bowl, then, at that point, top with all your cherished fixings, in addition to tzatziki dressing to polish everything off.

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Chicken Gyros Recipe

Simple, make-ahead Chicken Gyros Recipe! You can marinate the chicken early and prepare your natively constructed tzatziki as well! So fast, so good!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 371 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cracked black pepper
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence

Cucumber Salad

  • ½ cucumber – sliced or chopped, see note
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes – halved
  • ¼ red onion – thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • salt and pepper – to taste
  • pinch of fresh dill – optional

Instructions
 

  • Mix together each of the elements for the marinade.
    Add chicken to the marinade, throw to cover, cover firmly, and chill for something like 30 minutes (or as long as two hours for more added character).
    Chicken-Gyro-Recipe-1
  • While chicken is marinating, mix together all elements for the cucumber salad. Put away.
    Use utensils to move marinated chicken to a preheated cooking surface (barbecue or skillet) and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side over medium
    hotness until cooked through.
    Chicken-Gyro-Recipe-2
  • Organize the pitas on a plate or clean surface. Collect the pitas by filling pita bread with lettuce, chicken, cucumber salad, feta cheddar, and tzatziki sauce.
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  • Overlap the pita over like a sandwich or roll it up. Appreciate!
    Chicken Gyros Recipe

Notes

  • Utilizing new spices: Instead of dried spices, you can utilize new spices. supplant the Herbs de Provence/Italian flavoring with 1 teaspoon each finely slashed new thyme, oregano, and parsley.
  • Cucumber: You can utilize a standard cucumber, yet as my custom-made tzatziki sauce utilizes half of an English cucumber, I simply utilize the second 50% of the English cucumber here in the cucumber salad!
Keyword Chicken Gyros, chicken tacos

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 371 kcal, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 37 g, Fat: 23 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 14 g, Trans Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 109 mg, Sodium: 787 mg, Potassium: 757 mg, Fiber: 1 g, Sugar: 1 g, Vitamin A: 263 IU, Vitamin C: 10 mg, Calcium: 32 mg, Iron: 2 mg

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