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Chicken Gyros

Delicious chicken marinated in a yogurt sauce all wrapped in a pita and topped with fresh veggies and tzatziki sauce.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 6 gyros
Calories: 317kcal

Ingredients

TZATZIKI SAUCE

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 regular cucumber peeled and seeded
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dill

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2-3 Tbs lemon juice fresh or bottled
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 Tbs plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbs dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 Pita bread
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sliced black olives
  • Chopped onion

Instructions

  • Shred or chop cucumber either using a food processor or a knife.
  • Once chopped wrap in kitchen towel and squeeze out any water.
  • In bowl add all your sauce ingridents and mix together until blended.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour.

CHICKEN

  • Cut your chicken into slices.
  • In bowl add your garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, olive oil, yogurt, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Whisk ingredients together until blended.
  • Add your chopped chicken breasts and toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for atleast an hour but can be left overnight.
  • Once ready add your chicken to a non stick skillet and fry until no longer pink and they have a little char to the outside.

TO ASSEMBLE

  • Warm your pitas in microwave for 10-15 seconds to soften.
  • Spread bottom of pita with a little of your tzatziki sauce and top with chicken.
  • Layer on desired veggies and top with more tzatziki sauce if desired.

Notes

We found that chopping cucumbers in the food processor yields a thicker sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 1.5mg