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Cod gyros souvlaki

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Cod gyros souvlaki

Method

For the cod gyros

  • Add the marinade ingredients into a bowl, except for the olive oil.
  • Mix with a spoon.
  • Pat the fillets dry well, using some paper towels.
  • Drizzle the marinade over the fillets, making sure it covers their whole surface.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over high heat.
  • Sauté the cod fillets for 2-3 minutes on each side, until nicely golden, making sure that the spices do not burn.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, transfer the fillets to a cutting board, and cut them into thin slices.

For the dressing

  • Finely chop the mint.
  • In a bowl add the garlic, olive oil, lemon zest and juice, mint, yogurt, salt, pepper, and mix with a spoon until the ingredients are homogenized.

For the souvlakia

  • Finely chop the tomato, the spring onion, and cut the avocado into slices.
  • Fill each pita with 2 tablespoons of the dressing, a few cod fillet pieces, a little of the tomato, spring onion, avocado slices, and olives.
  • Wrap the souvlakia with a little aluminum foil or parchment paper and serve.

Tip

You can use any fish fillet you like for the gyros, even seafood.

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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per portion

580
Calories (kcal)
29 %

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.

29.0
Total Fat (g)
41 %

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.

8.2
Saturated Fat (g)
41 %

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.

32.0
Total Carbs (g)
12 %

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.

6.6
Sugars (g)
7 %

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.

44.0
Protein (g)
88 %

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.

4.3
Fibre (g)
17 %

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.

2.3
Sodium (g)
38 %

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.

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

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