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Easy Chicken Gyros Taco Bowls

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Easy Chicken Gyros Taco Bowls
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8
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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.
Jun 30, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and shredded
  • 3/4 cup 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

  • 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

  • 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 (8 count) Old El Paso™ Tortilla Bowls

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 flavoured 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

  • Tip 1
    Feta cheese and/or chopped Kalamata olives make nice additional toppings.
  • Tip 2
    Leftover shredded turkey is a nice substitute for the chicken.

Nutrition Information

280 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 17g Protein, 16g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8
Calories
280
Total Fat
16g
Saturated Fat
3g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
Sodium
350mg
Total Carbs
16g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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