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Sesame Chicken Recipe

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Elizabeth Crook


cup plain fat free yogurt
cup cucumber(s), grated
1 small garlic clove(s),minced
tsp fresh lemon juice
tsp dill,fresh,minced
cup fresh lemon juice
cup onion(s),grated
2 medium garlic clove(s),minced
2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp dried oregano
tsp table salt
tsp black pepper,ground
1 pound lean leg of lamb,cut into 2 inch cubes( boneless)
1 serving olive oil cooking spray
1 medium onion(s), cut into 2 inch pieces
4 large wheat pita(s)

To make sauce,combine yogurt and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl;set aside.

To make souvlaki, combine cup of lemon juice and next 6 ingredients in a shallow dish; mix well. Add lamb and stir to coat.Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes,and up to 24 hours.
Coat a large nonstick skillet or stove top grill pan with cooking spray;set pan over medium-high heat.
Skewer alternating pieces of lamb and onion onto four metal or wooden skewers. Cook until brown on all sides and lamb is cooked through,turning occasionally,about 5 to 7 minutes;remove skewers from pan.
Place pita in one hand,pull lamb and onions off of one skewer;top with cup of sauce.
Repeat with remaining ingredients and serve.( Note: Add lettuce and tomatoes if desired.)

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