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Easy Chicken Gyros Taco Boats™

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  • 40 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 20 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Precooked and shredded chicken makes a quick and easy filling for this fresh-tasting version of the classic take-out sandwich.

Ingredients

Tzatziki Sauce

1/2
medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and shredded
3/4
cup Yoplait® Greek plain yogurt
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper

Cucumber Salsa

1/2
cucumber, peeled and diced
1
cup grape tomatoes, quartered
1
small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Chicken Filling and Boats

1/3
cup extra-virgin olive oil
5
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
2 3/4
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
package Old El Paso™ Taco Boats™ soft flour tortillas

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 Squeeze shredded cucumber with hands to remove excess water. In small bowl, mix all Tzatziki Sauce ingredients.
  • 3 In another medium bowl, toss Cucumber Salsa ingredients.
  • 4 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over low heat. Add garlic, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is fragrant but not browned. Remove 2 tablespoons of the flavored oil; set aside. Add chicken; toss to coat. Increase heat to medium; cook about 3 minutes or until chicken is heated through.
  • 5 Brush insides of boats with reserved flavored oil. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until light golden and warmed.
  • 6 Spoon chicken filling evenly in warmed boats. Top with cucumber salsa and tzatziki sauce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 Squeeze shredded cucumber with hands to remove excess water. In small bowl, mix all Tzatziki Sauce ingredients.
  • 3 In another medium bowl, toss Cucumber Salsa ingredients.
  • 4 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over low heat. Add garlic, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is fragrant but not browned. Remove 2 tablespoons of the flavored oil; set aside. Add chicken; toss to coat. Increase heat to medium; cook about 3 minutes or until chicken is heated through.
  • 5 Brush insides of boats with reserved flavored oil. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until light golden and warmed.
  • 6 Spoon chicken filling evenly in warmed boats. Top with cucumber salsa and tzatziki sauce.

Expert Tips

Feta cheese and/or chopped kalamata olives make nice additional toppings.

Leftover shredded turkey is a nice substitute for the chicken.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
207.3
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12.7g
20%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
37.5mg
12%
Sodium
246.3mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
8.3g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
15.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
12.90%
13%
Calcium
4.90%
5%
Iron
6.60%
7%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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