Chicken Gyro Salad


Last week, because we are edgy, rebellious and pretty much the dictionary definition of renegades, we broke the law. We decided we’d had enough of having an outdoor space and no fire-breathin…

What you will need

1 tablespoon olive oil

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

3/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon hot smoked paprika, plus more to taste

1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano, crumbled

Freshly ground black pepper

10 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds)

2 cups (554 grams) plain, unsweetened Greek yogurt

1 hothouse, English or seedless cucumber, unpeeled (about 1 pound)

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon minced fresh dill

2 medium cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 head romaine lettuce, chopped

1 red onion, thinly sliced

About 1 pound small-medium tomatoes, chopped

1 hothouse, English or seedless cucumber, chopped

4 large pitas (intending 1/2 per person) or more as needed


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