The most easy and delicious Chicken Gyros
Hello there friends! It’s been a while, I know..! I'm running like crazy these days, hopefully I will settle down a little from now on.. we’ll see..
Today I have the most amazing and easy recipe for you. Did you know that you can make delicious chicken gyros at home in a snap using just a skillet? Well you can and here’s the recipe. Pleease try it!
Ingredients (4 people)
500 gr chicken thighs (if you want to keep it completely lean use chicken breasts, I prefer thighs because they do not tend to dry and they’re more flavorful) cut into thin strips
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon mustard powder (can be replaced with 1 teaspoon prepared mustard, preferably Dijon)
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 onion sliced
Juice of half a lemon
pita breads for serving
Tomatoes and red onion for serving
How to make
Rinse your chicken very well and let it drain in a colander. Use a ziplog bag and add the spices, cumin, paprika, oregano, mustard, salt, peppers, onion, garlic and the juice of 1/2 lemon. Add the chicken and shake well until evenly coated. Let it in the fridge for at least 15 minutes to 2 hours. When ready to cook put a wide pan or a large skillet over medium heat and when the pan gets warm add the chicken and onion, stir and when the chicken changes color
turn the heat to high and let it brown on one side. Stir for 3-4 minutes more (make sure that the chicken is cooked through) and remove from heat.
Using a nonstick skillet warm the pita breads (you can brush them with a little olive oil if you want) on both sides.
Stuff the pita breads with the chicken gyros, add tomatoes, onion and every condiment you like and serve!
Have a nice weekend!