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Chicken Gyro

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  Cucumber 1 Large
  Plain greek yogurt 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Garlic 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, minced
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
For salad
  Grape tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut in quarters
  Red onion 1⁄2 Medium, chopped
  Italian parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh mint 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For seasoned oil
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 Medium, minced
  Fresh rosemary leaves 2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
For gyro
  Roasted chicken meat 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Naan 100 Gram (4)

For Tzatziki
1. Line a bowl with a paper towel.
2. Using a sharp knife, cut the cucumber in half and grate one half cucumber and place in prepared bowl.
3. Hold the paper towel squeeze out excess liquid from the cucumber.

4. In a bowl, place together squeezed cucumber, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper, cover and refrigerate.
For the Salad
5. Peel the remaining cucumber, cut into 1/2 inch pieces, cut tomatoes in halves.
6. In a bowl, put together tomatoes, cucumber, onion, parsley, mint, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
7. Cover the salad and refrigerate until needed.
8. In a pan, heat olive oil over medium heat add garlic, rosemary, oregano and stir until garlic begins to brown.
9. Season with salt and pepper and take the pan off the heat.
10. Preheat the broiler.
For the Gyro
11. In a bowl, toss 3 to 4 tablespoons of the oil mixture with chicken.
12. On a cookie sheet, place the bread and spoon the remaining herbs and garlic over the bread and spread.
13. Brown the naan under the broiler for 2 to 3 minutes until sizzling.

14. Spread each naan with tzatziki and top with chicken and salad and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
There are two reasons why you are absolutely going to love this recipe of Chicken Gyro. Firstly, because it is a fantastic way to use leftover roast chicken. It is a little departure from the usual chicken salad. Secondly, because this makes a super healthy and satisfying meal during the summer and is easy to wrap and carry along for a quick lunch. The Tzatziki is made with naturally probiotic Greek yogurt, lots of fresh veggies and a whole-wheat naan, which makes it high in fiber and good nutrients.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 450 Calories from Fat 236

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.7%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.5 mg27.8%

Sodium 365.3 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12.1%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 22.4% Vitamin C 24.6%

Calcium 18.9% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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