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Fancy Greek Gyros Wraps

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


Ingredients

​General

Tzatziki Sauce

Chicken Marinade

Cucumber Salad

  • 1.5lbs chicken tenderloin

  • Feta cheese

  • Lettuce

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled, finely grated & water strained with paper towel

  • 3 Tbsp minced garlic

  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped dill

  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • 1 Tsp salt

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil

  • ​1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1/2 lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning

  • 1/2 cucumber

  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)

  • 1/4 red onion

  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • pinch of fresh dill


Instructions

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.

  2. Make marinade first by stirring together all of the ingredients for the marinade.

  3. Add chicken to the marinade, toss to coat, cover tightly, and chill for at least 30 minutes

  4. While chicken is marinating, stir together all ingredients for the cucumber salad. Set aside.

  5. While chicken is marinating, make the tazatiziki salad. When grating the cucumber, take paper towel and ensure all the water is strained. Then, stir together Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, dill, salt, and pepper. Taste, add salt and pepper if needed. Refrigerate until needed.

  6. Use tongs to transfer marinated chicken to a preheated cooking surface (grill or skillet) and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side over medium heat until cooked through. Once finished cooking, let cool 1-2 minutes and chop into slices.

  7. Arrange the pitas on a plate or clean surface. Assemble the pitas by filling pita bread with chicken, cucumber salad, feta cheese, and tzatziki sauce.

  8. Fold the pita over like a sandwich or roll it up. Enjoy!

Notes: The chicken will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days, or you can freeze it in an airtight container/Ziplock bag for up to 3 months. Thaw and/or reheat the chicken in the microwave for a minute at a time until just heated through.


Greek Gyros Wrap Tips and Tricks!


Food safety:

  • Ensure you are using different cutting boards and knives for chicken, vegetables & tofu.

  • Practice knife safety when cutting vegetables and meat.

  • When storing chicken & other meats in the fridge, ensure it is on the bottom shelf.

  • Do not let your wrap sit in room temperature for more than 2 hours.

  • Let leftovers cool, then place in airtight container & place in top shelf of the fridge. Eat leftovers within 3 days

Tips:

  • Want to expand this recipe? Turn it into a Greek gyros bowl by using rice or lettuce as a base, layering cucumber salad, chicken, and tzatziki.

  • Don't like the tzatziki or want a vegan alternative? Try adding hummus as your sauce.

  • Do you find your leftover salad becomes soggy? Add the dressing only to your desired portion and then store separately.



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