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Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Servings: 6

Grilled Chicken Gyro Open-Faced Sandwich

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This Grilled Chicken Gyro Open-Faced Sandwich is an easy and delicious lunch or dinner recipe. Dempster’s® White Bread serves as a tasty base for a satisfying blend of grilled chicken, fresh veggies and tzatziki sauce in this Greek-inspired dish. To turn up the heat a little, try adding chili flakes to the marinade. Serves six.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices Dempster's® White Bread, toasted
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 leafy lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped cucumber
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) tzatziki sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. Whisk together oil, vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper; toss with chicken.
  2. Marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high; grease grates well.
  4. Place chicken on grill; immediately reduce temperature to medium heat.
  5. Cook, turning occasionally, for 15 minutes or until no longer pink inside.
  6. Let cool for 5 minutes before slicing thinly.
  7. Place lettuce leaf on each piece of bread; top with chicken, cucumber, tomato and onion.
  8. Drizzle with tzatziki sauce and sprinkle with feta cheese.

Tip: Stir a pinch of chili flakes into marinade for an extra kick.