Easy Chicken Gyro

Ingredients

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  • 1 (16 ounce) container Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • lemon, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 ¼ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into strips
  • 6 (6 inch) pita bread rounds
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ head iceberg lettuce, chopped

Directions

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  • Step 1Place Greek yogurt, cucumber, dill weed, 2 cloves garlic, white vinegar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt, and black pepper in a blender. Blend until smooth; set aside.
  • Step 2Whisk together 4 cloves minced garlic, juice of 1 lemon, red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and oregano in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  • Step 3Stir in chicken strips and toss to evenly coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Step 4Preheat the oven’s broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.
  • Step 5Remove chicken from the marinade and shake off excess. Discard the remaining marinade. Place chicken on a large baking sheet.
  • Step 6Broil the chicken in the preheated oven until lightly browned and no longer pink in the center, 2 to 4 minutes per side.
  • Step 7Transfer cooked chicken to a plate and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Step 8Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; place each pita bread into the skillet until warm and soft, about 2 minutes per pita.
  • Step 9Serve warmed pita bread topped with chicken strips, yogurt sauce, tomatoes, onion, and lettuce.

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