Homemade chicken gyros.

These homemade gyros are juicy and delicious! Next time I think I will try this recipe with lamb. 

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3 to 1 ground chicken thighs to ground pork, salt, pepper, oregano and fenugreek. Mix in a blender (or hand blender) for 1-2 minutes, until smooth.

 

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Place plastic wrap then a layer of prosciutto in a rectangular mold and fill with the ground chicken mixture, packing it tightly. Place in the fridge for one hour.

 

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Remove from fridge and flip the mold onto a baking pan. Let the meat come to room temperature.

 

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I wrapped mine with chicken skin (optional).

 

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Place in a very hot oven for 8 minutes then lower the heat very low and cook another 10-15 minutes.

 

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Remove meat from oven (turn the oven back to high) and let the meat rest for 10 minutes. With a sharp knife shave the meat as thinly as possible. Put the meat back into the oven for a few minutes until the edges are crispy.

 

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Serve in a warm pita with your favorite vegetables and top with a garlic sauce made from homemade mayo, plain yogurt and garlic.