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Chicken Souvlaki Pitas with Tahini Sauce

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Total: 25 minutes Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 stuffed pita halves) Ingredients
    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, divided
    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 breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
      Cooking spray
4 (6-inch) pitas, cut in half
    1 cup  shredded iceberg lettuce
    1/2 cup  thinly sliced red onion

16 (1/4-inch-thick) slices cucumber
16 (1/4-inch-thick) slices plum tomato

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. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Thread chicken pieces evenly onto 4 (8-inch) skewers. Coat grill pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 10 minutes or until done, turning every 2 minutes. Remove chicken from skewers.

3. Divide chicken evenly among pita halves. Fill each pita half with 2 tablespoons lettuce, 1 tablespoon onion, 2 cucumber slices, 2 tomato slices, and 1 tablespoon sauce.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 390; Fat: 8g (sat 1.3g,mono 4g,poly 2.1g); Protein: 37.3g
Carbohydrate: 41.9g; Fiber: 2.9g; Cholesterol: 66mg
Iron: 4.3mg; Sodium: 398mg; Calcium: 103mg

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