Chicken Gyro Sliders

from iowagirleats.com

Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: 2 )
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound(s) lean ground chicken
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) onion powder
  • salt and pepper
  • tomatoes sliced
  • cucumber sliced
  • red onion sliced
  • 8 mini pitas sliced in half
  • for the Tzatziki Sauce:
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled and seeded
  • 6 ounce(s) plain greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) white vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • juice from 1/2 a lemon

Preparation

  1. Shred cucumber then place into a clean kitchen towel and squeeze excess moisture out. Place into a large bowl then add remainingTzatziki Sauce ingredients (be sure to zest lemon for burgers before adding juice to sauce) and stir. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Combine ground chicken, garlic, lemon zest, and spices in a large bowl then divide mixture into quarters, and then divide each quarter in half for 8 sections. Spray skillet with nonstick spray then form each section into a patty one at a time and add to hot skillet. Cook for 3-4 minutes a side, or until cooked all the way through, spraying uncooked side with nonstick spray before flipping. Remove from skillet and let sit for 5 minutes then stack on sliced mini pitas and top with sliced tomato, cucumber, red onion, and prepared Tzatziki Sauce.

May 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by mbusque and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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