Friday, January 27, 2012

Chicken Souvlaki Pitas with Tahini Sauce

 6 tablespoons plain fat-free Greek yogurt ***
2 tablespoons shredded cucumber ***
1 1/2 tablespoons tahini (roasted sesame seed paste) ***
5 teaspoons fresh lemon juice,
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken tenderloins
4 soft pita breads
toppings of your choice - lettuce, tomato slices, cucumber slices, crumbled feta, red onions

*** Last time I made this we substitued Wegmans tzatziki sauce & it was delicious


1. Combine yogurt, shredded cucumber, tahini, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and garlic in a small bowl; set aside.
2. Combine remaining 2 teaspoons lemon juice, olive oil, and next 4 ingredients (through chicken) in a small bowl.
3.  Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
4.  Coat grill pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 10 minutes or until done, turning every 2 minutes.
5.  Divide chicken among pitas, top with toppings of your choice.

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