My kids love gyros but the frozen ones you can buy at the store lack the special taste and cuke sauce that the authentic ones have. This is a quick to fix copycat that also has the cuke sauce. It is a nice change of pace. Marinating time is not included. Posted for the Zaar World tour to Greece.
- 4 (5 ounce) boneless pork chops
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 1⁄2 cup lemon juice
- 2 minced garlic cloves
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 1 medium peeled and chopped cucumber
- 1⁄2 teaspoon crushed garlic
- 1⁄2 teaspoon dried dill
- 4 halfed pita bread rounds
- 1 small thinly sliced red onion
- Cut pork chops crosswise into thin slices, place in a large resealable bag.
- Combine olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, garlic and oregano.
- Pour marinade over pork, seal bag and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together yogurt, cucumber, garlic and dill.
- Cover and refrigerate.
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Drain marinade from pork chops and place pork in a single layer on a shallow pan. Roast until crisp, about 10 minutes.
- Open each pita half to form a pocket. Distribute pork among each half.
- Top each sandwich with some chilled yogurt mixture and sliced onions.