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Rotisserie Chicken Shawarma Wraps
with tzatziki

Active: 25 minTotal: 25 min

Rotisserie chicken and creamy tzatziki yogurt sauce earned these wraps high marks when they were first featured in a meal plan in August 2016. A quick extra step to toast the shredded chicken in spices makes these so authentic that you'll think twice before visiting another gyro stand!

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
Metric
Rotisserie Chicken Shawarma Wraps:
  • Rotisserie chicken - 1/2, meat shredded
  • Lemons - 1, wedges
  • Onions, red - 1/2, sliced
  • Tomatoes, cherry or grape - 8 oz, halved
  • Lettuce, romaine - 1 heart, sliced
  • Flat breads or pitas - 4
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Cumin - 1 tsp
  • Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Oregano, dried - 1 tsp
  • Vinegar, red wine - 2 tsp
Tzatziki:
  • Mint, fresh (opt) - 2 Tbsp, chopped
  • Cucumbers - 8 oz, diced
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Yogurt, plain or Greek - 1 cup

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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Prep

  1. Rotisserie chicken - Take meat off the bone and shred or chop. If making Thursday night’s meal, shred chicken for that night as well and set it aside. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  2. Lemons / Red onions / Mint - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  3. Make tzatziki - Dice cucumbers and chop garlic. Combine cucumbers, garlic, mint and yogurt. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  4. Tomatoes / Lettuce - Prep as directed.

Make

  1. Heat oven to 400F / 204C. Toast flat breads or pitas on a sheet pan for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Heat a skillet or saute pan over medium heat. Add oil and then red onions to heated oil. Saute for ~2 minutes.
  3. Add chicken (remember to reserve half if you shredded meat for Thursday night ahead) with cumin, paprika and oregano. Saute for another 2 minutes, just to warm chicken up.
  4. Add vinegar and saute for another 30 seconds and remove from heat. Season to taste with some salt and pepper.
  5. Assemble wraps with chicken, tzatziki, tomatoes, lettuce and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Drizzle remainder of tzatziki over tomatoes and romaine that cannot fit into wraps and enjoy as a side salad!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (113)
Gluten-free (4)
Paleo (5)
Vegetarian (14)

32 reviews

Added garlic powder and a lot of salt to the tzatziki sauce, and teeny tiny small diced the cucumber in it. Yum! Added a pinch of cinnamon, and tumeric to the spice mix for authenticity. Toasted the naan in the skillet because I forgot to preheat the oven. So so good! Great use of rotisserie chicken.

By: Laurel
Posted: Oct 10, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Maybe the flavors need to marinate a bit more. We were really anticipating this but found it bland.

By: Nancy
Posted: Oct 09, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

The meal is a bit dry so I'd recommend adding some sauce to the bread.

By: Matej
Posted: Oct 08, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Little dry.

By: Daria
Posted: Oct 08, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Tasted good but much too messy

By: Elisabeth
Posted: Oct 07, 2017
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

Very quick easy meal. 1/2 Chicken wasn’t enough for 2 (small bird)

By: Rhoda
Posted: Oct 07, 2017
Diet: Original
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