Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Grilled Shrimp Pitas

This looks great - got the recipe from a good friend, who is coming into town - not sure if she ever made it, or if she just thought it looked good... anyway, we're giving it a go...hope you enjoy!

1 container (7 oz) Greek yogurt - reduced fat variety
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 seedless cucumber, peeled, halved, and sliced, thinly.
1 tbsp lemon juice

3 TBSP  olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano\
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1 pound large shrimp, shelled and de-veined.

4 whole wheat pitas
3 cups iceberg salad mic
sliced red onion and plum tomatoes are optional.

in a medium size bowl, mix the yogurt, feta, cucumber and lemon jucie - cover and refrigerate until "later"
combine marinade ingredients in a large resealable plastic bag - add shrimp, seal, shake to coat, and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Heat grill to medium or so heat and lighly coat grill basket with non-stick cooking spray.  Place shrimp in grilling basket and grill for 3 minutes -  baste with marinade and heat an additional 3 minutes until shrimp is pink.

divide sauce and shrimp over pitas.  enjoy!

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