Alton Brown's Gyro Meat Recipe
210 mins (prep 75, cooking 135)
14 ingredients
6-8 servings
This is a good version of gyro meat. I like to mix in a little ground beef with the lamb. Cooking times are approximate and include resting times. There are a lot of steps but it is easier than it looks. And the end result is worth it.

Categories:  lamb~sheep , european , lunch~snacks , greek , main-dish , comfort-food , taste~mood , meat , <-4-hours , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (12.02 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 25.08 Calories from Fat 22.32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.48g 22.85%
Saturated Fat 0.34g 10.26%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 775.68mg 193.92%
Total Carbohydrate 0.67g 1.33%
Dietary Fiber 0.04 g 1.01%
Sugars 0.02 g %
Protein 0.13g 1.53%
Vitamin A 0.18IU% Vitamin C 0.63mg%
Calcium 4.22mg% Iron 0.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium onion, ground lamb, finely minced garlic, dried marjoram, ground rosemary, fresh ground black pepper, plain yogurt, medium cucumber