Chicken Souvlaki on Pita



Souvlaki Marinade:

2 tablespoons freshly chopped dill leaves
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 1/2 pounds split chicken breast, bone and skin removed, sliced into 1-inch pieces
4-6 Whole wheat Pita Breads

Tzatziki Sauce:

1 small cucumber, diced
2 tablespoons freshly chopped dill leaves
1 (8-ounce) container plain yogurt
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons hot sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


5 large romaine leaves, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1 medium onion, thinly sliced




In large bowl whisk together all the souvlaki ingredients, except the chicken.

Add the chicken and toss to coat. Cover and let marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight in the refrigerator.


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and add to the pan. Cook until the chicken is cooked through, about 10 to 12 minutes.


Tzatziki Sauce:

In a medium bowl combine all the tzatziki sauce ingredients and set aside.


Preheat a grill pan or grill over medium heat.
Grill the pita for 1 to 2 minutes per side. The pitas should be warm through but still soft and not too crispy.


To Assemble:

Put a grilled pita onto a plate, top with some cooked chicken, lettuce, tomato, onion and some tzatziki sauce. Repeat with remaining ingredients and arrange on a serving platter.


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