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Homemade chicken gyros

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Homemade chicken gyros

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the onion and the garlic into small pieces and add them to a bowl.
  • Add the cumin, curry, oregano, chili flakes, salt, pepper, olive oil, honey, mustard, and grated ginger. Mix well and set aside.
  • Pound the chicken fillets with a meat tenderizer to make them very thin and soft.
  • Put the chicken fillets into the bowl with the marinade and mix well to cover their whole surface. You can cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 12 hours.
  • Cut the potato in half and thread it onto the souvlaki skewers. Place the cut side of the potato in a baking pan to create a “rotisserie”. 
  • Thread the fillets, one by one, onto the skewers. Cut the peppers into large pieces and place them over the chicken.
  • Cover with parchment paper and aluminum foil, and bake for 3 hours. Uncover and bake for another 30-40 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.
  • Cut all around the sides of the gyros and put it back into the oven, so that the part you cut turns crispy.

To serve

  • Cut the potatoes into pieces and add them to a fryer. Fry them for 2 minutes, until golden. Remove and add some salt.
  • Spread the gyros on a platter and serve with the fries, the tomato and the onion into slices, and the pitas cut into pieces.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

216
Calories (kcal)
11 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

6.9
Total Fat (g)
10 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.4
Saturated Fat (g)
7 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

5.2
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

4.6
Sugars (g)
5 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

33.0
Protein (g)
66 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.1
Fibre (g)
4 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.7
Sodium (g)
28 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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