Chicken Gyro Recipe

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  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together all marinade ingredients. Set aside 3/4 cup marinade.
  2. Pour remaining marinade over chicken pieces and stir to combine. Marinate, refrigerated, 2 hours.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add chicken and saute until cooked through. Work in batches as necessary.
  4. Transfer chicken to large bowl, removing batches from skillet with a slotted spoon. Cool.
  5. Divide evenly among one-quart size freezer bags. Divide reserved marinade evenly among chicken, shaking to distribute (1/2 tablespoon per serving).
  6. Seal bag, pressing out excess air. Refrigerate.
  7. Wrap pitas in foil (1 per serving).
  8. Package cheese in snack bags (1/2 ounce per serving).
  9. Place a package of chicken, a pita, and a package of cheese in each of one-gallon size freezer bags.
  10. Seal bag, pressing out excess air. Freeze.
  11. Yogurt-Dill Sauce: If substituting low-fat or non-fat yogurt for natural yogurt, strain overnight in refrigerator in a coffee filter-lined sieve.
  12. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl or processor.
  13. Beat or process until smooth. Divide evenly among small freezer containers.
  14. Cover with a sheet of plastic wrap, pressing down to cling to food. Apply lid. Freeze.
  15. Preheat oven to 350F. Warm foil-wrapped pitas in oven 10 minutes. Warm chicken in oven or microwave until heated through. Stir Yogurt-Dill Sauce and transform into Tzatziki by adding 1/2 large cucumber which has been peeled, seeded, finely diced or shredded, and drained.
  16. Top pita rounds with chicken, Yogurt-Dill Sauce, and crumbled feta. Add fresh, sliced tomato if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 614.21 Kcal (2572 kJ)
Calories from fat 263.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.27g 45%
Cholesterol 157.96mg 53%
Sodium 1700.61mg 71%
Potassium 789.29mg 17%
Total Carbs 40.18g 13%
Sugars 5.24g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.62g 6%
Protein 49.21g 98%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 9.5mg 53%
Calcium 247.1mg 25%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 171.6 Kcal (718 kJ)
Calories from fat 73.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.18g 45%
Cholesterol 44.13mg 53%
Sodium 475.12mg 71%
Potassium 220.51mg 17%
Total Carbs 11.22g 13%
Sugars 1.46g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.45g 6%
Protein 13.75g 98%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 9%
Iron 2.7mg 53%
Calcium 69mg 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.4
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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