Grilled Ahi Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

You'll love this twist on a Greek favorite



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Tzatziki Sauce

1eachmedium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
1Cupplain yogurt
1Tablespoonolive oil
1Teaspoonlemon juice
1Teaspoonminced garlic


4Tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
1⁄2Tablespoonfresh lemon juice
4eachgarlic cloves, peeled and chopped
2Teaspoonfresh oregano, chopped
1Teaspoonfresh rosemary, chopped
1⁄2Teaspoonground black pepper
8eachpita breads
8eachfresh ahi steak pieces (4 oz. each)
 EachTzatziki Sauce, see recipe
4Cupiceberg lettuce, sliced
4eachtomato, chopped


Tzatziki Sauce

  1. In a medium bowl combine all the ingredients and chill for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to marry.


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper.
  2. Pour over the ahi steak.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate, refrigerated, for at least 2 and up to 6 hours, turning occasionally.
  4. Brush a grill lightly with olive oil and preheat to medium heat.
  5. Remove the ahi from the marinade and place on the grill.
  6. Cook for approximately 4 minutes (2 minutes per side for a 3/4" steak).
  7. For a more rare ahi, heat the grill to high, and sear quickly, about 1.5" minutes per side.
  8. Thinly slice the ahi into strips and place the meat in the center of the pita breads.
  9. Top with Tzatziki sauce, lettuce and chopped tomatoes, and serve.
  10. For best results, brush the pita with olive oil and lightly warm on the grill.
  11. Serve with tabbouleh salad, cucumber salad or a fresh green salad.


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