Grilled Chicken Gyros

Grilled Chicken Gyros
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Gyros are an iconic street food; recreate that Greek experience at home with these healthy grilled chicken pitas.This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.
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Grilled Chicken Gyros
Total time: 22 minutes
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 teaspoon mccormick oregano leaves, divided
  • 1 teaspoon mccormick gourmet organic mint, divided
  • 1 tablespoon mccormick thyme leaves, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 6 pocket-less pita breads, warmed
  1. Mix 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice, oil, 1 teaspoon of the oregano, 1/2 teaspoon each of the mint and thyme, and salt in small bowl until well blended.
  2. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish.
  3. Add marinade; turn to coat well.
  4. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, mix yogurt, cucumber, remaining 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon each mint and thyme in medium bowl until well blended.
  6. Cover.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  8. Remove chicken from marinade.
  9. Discard any remaining marinade.
  10. Grill chicken over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  11. Cut chicken into thin strips and serve in warmed pitas with the cucumber yogurt sauce and desired toppings.