Taste the Mediterranean: Delicious Chicken Gyros
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest and tastiest diets in the world. It’s full of fresh, flavorful ingredients, and it’s easy to make. One of the most popular dishes from the Mediterranean is the chicken gyro. This delicious dish is made with marinated chicken, fresh vegetables, and flavorful sauces. It’s a great way to enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean without spending a lot of time in the kitchen.
– 1 lb of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
– 1/4 cup of olive oil
– Juice of 1 lemon
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
– 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
– 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
– 1/2 teaspoon of salt
– 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
– 4 pita breads
– 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt
– 1/4 cup of chopped cucumber
– 1/4 cup of chopped tomatoes
– 1/4 cup of chopped red onion
– 1/4 cup of chopped parsley
– 1/4 cup of crumbled feta cheese
1. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, thyme, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
2. Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
4. Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
5. Heat the pita breads in the oven for 5 minutes.
6. To assemble the gyros, spread a layer of Greek yogurt on each pita bread. Top with the cooked chicken, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, parsley, and feta cheese.
7. Serve the gyros warm. Enjoy!
| Serving Size | Calories | Fat | Carbs | Protein |
| ———— | ——- | —- | —– | ——- |
| 1 Gyro | 420 | 10g | 48g | 25g |