Greek Chicken in a Pita

2013-01-10
  • Yield : 2 servings
  • Prep Time : 45m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Ingredients

  • Juice of a lime or lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup mint or cilantro leaves
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, Sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • Mixed lettuce leaves
  • 4 pitas with pockets

Method

Step 1

In a blender combine juice, 1 tablespoon oil, garlic, coriander, cumin, salt and pepper and mint or cilantro leaves. Process until smooth and pour over chicken to marinate. Refrigerate chicken and allow to marinate for 30 minutes. In a small bowl stir together yogurt, cucumber and chopped mint. 

Step 2

In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat. Add marinated chicken and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Heat pitas under a broiler or in a toaster oven. Slice open pitas and stuff with chicken, tomatoes, lettuce and top with yogurt dressing. Serve immediately.

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