Chicken Pita With Tzatziki

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 461 calories
    • Fat 21 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 115 mg
    • Sodium 761 mg
    • Protein 40 g
    • Carbohydrate 27 g
    • Sugar 7 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 180 mg
  • March 2011

Ingredients

  1. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1 1/2pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 8)
  3. Check 1/4teaspoon cayenne pepper
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  6. Check 1 cucumber, seeded and grated (about 1 1⁄4 cups)
  7. Check 1/4cup chopped fresh mint
  8. Check 1/2 small clove garlic, finely chopped
  9. Check 4 flat breads or pocketless pitas, warmed
  10. Check 1 small romaine heart, leaves torn if large
  11. Check 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with the cayenne, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Cook until an instant read thermometer inserted in the center of each piece registers 165º F, 6 to 7 minutes per side. Cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together the yogurt, cucumber, mint, garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper in a medium bowl.
  3. Top the flat breads with the romaine, chicken, tomatoes, and tzatziki.