Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Chicken Gyro recipe!!!

This is a great one for your weekend plans...its great for your family, fancy enough for company, and easy enough for you!!! My brother even liked this one and he is a tough one to please!!!

Chicken Gyros

Tzatziki Sauce:

12 oz. + 2 T plain Greek yogurt
½ English cucumber (needs to be seedless)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 ½ tsp. red wine vinegar
¼ tsp salt

Shred cucumber and put in a paper towel. Squeeze to remove most of the water. Mix in garlic, vinegar and salt and let sit for 20-30 minutes.

Chicken Marinade:

4 cloves garlic, minced
Juice of one lemon, squeezed
3 tsp red wine vinegar
2 T olive oil
2-3 T Greek yogurt
1 T + 1 tsp oregano
1 tsp salt
Pepper to taste
1 ½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed

Mix together marinade and coat chicken in it. Cover and refrigerate to marinate for at least an hour. Cook in a skillet until chicken is no longer pink inside. Warm flatbread. Spread tzatziki sauce on warm flatbread and add chicken. Top with tomatoes and onions, if desired.


  1. Those look yummy Sueann. I've never had a gyro before, but now I think I'll try them out. They don't seem as scary as I thought.

  2. I hope you like them!!! They were really quite easy and Christian loved them!