Greek chicken kebab

This version of Greek gyro chicken kebabs uses thigh instead of breast to keep the meat really succulent

Slice strips of chicken from the kebab and stuff into pittas, warmed on the barbecue. Serve with Dill yogurt sauce, tomato, red onion & cucumber salad, and crunchy lettuce.

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cooking time: 55 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • zeast and juice 1 lemon Lemon le-monOval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon Cinnamon sin-ah-munA fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano Oregano or-ee-gar-noClosely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more… (wild if possible)
  • 2 tsp paprika Paprika pa-preek-ahA spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…
  • 4 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oylProbably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  • small bunch parsley Parsley par-sleeOne of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and… , finely chopped
  • pitta bread
  • dill yogurt sauce, see tip, below left
  • tomato, red onion & cucumber salad, see tip, below left
  • romaine heart lettuce leaves, shredded, or other crunchy lettuce

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