Greek Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

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Greek Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Servings 6


**Chicken Marinade:**

  • 2 lbs. Chicken Breast cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Oregano

**Tzatziki Sauce:**

  • 1 1/2 cups Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 Tablespoons Fresh Dill diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves finely diced
  • 1 cucumber grated and squeezed to drain

**Greek Salad:**

  • 3 Tomatoes diced
  • 2 Cucumbers peeled and diced
  • 1/4 Red Onion diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Italian Parsley diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Feta Cheese
  • **4-6 Greek Pita Breads Naan bread, or Flatbread**


  • **Marinate the Chicken:** Combine chicken, yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and oregano in a bag. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes, preferably 2-4 hours, or ideally overnight.
  • **Prepare Tzatziki Sauce:** Mix yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, dill, and garlic. Add grated cucumber after squeezing out excess water. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  • **Make Greek Salad:** Toss tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, parsley, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Season to taste.
  • **Cook the Chicken:** Grill chicken on kebobs for 5-7 minutes per side or cook in a skillet for 8-10 minutes until fully cooked and golden brown.
  • **Assemble the Gyros:** Place chicken in pita bread, warm it up if desired. Top with tzatziki sauce and Greek salad. Add extra feta if you’d like.

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