Souvlaki Pita and Greek Rice

Souvlaki Pita and Greek Rice

Souvlaki Pita and Greek Rice Recipe by Raymond Selzer
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
2 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: greek
Servings: 2 serving
Calories: 680kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 3 tbsps Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Garlic , chopped
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 Chicken breast cut into 2" cubes
  • 1/2 cup rice Uncooked
  • 1 1/2 tbsps butter
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 cups beef broth or chicken broth
  • 1/2 ” strips Lettuce , cut into , 1
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • half 1 roma tomato sliced
  • to taste Paprika ,
  • to taste Parsley ,

Instructions

  • Mix together the olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and 2 tbsp lemon juice in a bowl.
  • Put the chicken pieces and marinade in a ziploc bag, squeeze out extra air, seal and mix thoroughly in bag. Place in fridge for 2 hours.
  • For the rice, cook rice in a pot per instructions but instead of water, use stock, 1 tbsp lemon juice, garlic powder and butter/margarine. Season with paprika and parsley.
  • Grill chicken pieces 2 minutes per side til brown, in batches if necessary. About 20 minutes total
  • Brush a non stick skillet with olive oil. Fry pitas 2 minutes per side on medium, cover to loosen up.
  • Assemble pitas- scoop on tzatziki, then lettuce, then onion slices, then tomato slices then chicken. Top with hot sauce if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 680kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1843mg | Potassium: 1211mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 721IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2mg