Chicken Gyros
Chicken Gyros
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings: 4 Gyros
Treat your taste buds to an authentic culinary adventure with our chicken gyros recipe. Satisfyingly savoury and irresistibly fresh, this dish brings together marinated chicken, zesty Greek yoghurt, and a colourful array of veggies, all snugly wrapped in warm pitta bread.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories549kcal
Carbs40g
Fat30g
Saturates7g
Sugars5g
Protein30g
Fibre3g

Ingredients

  • 500 g Chicken Thighs Boneles, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 tsp Oregano Dries
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • Salt And Black Pepper To taste
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Pitta Bread
  • 150 g Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 Cucumber Diced
  • 1 Tomato Diced
  • 1 Red Onion Thinly sliced
  • Mint Fresh leaves for garnish
  • Lemon Wedges For serving

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine minced garlic, dried oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Add the thinly sliced chicken thighs to the bowl and coat them thoroughly with the marinade. Allow the chicken to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the marinated chicken slices and cook for approximately 5-7 minutes until they are fully cooked and have a lovely golden brown hue.
  • While the chicken is cooking, gently warm the pitta breads in a dry skillet or in the oven until they become slightly toasted.
  • In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt with a pinch of salt.
  • To assemble the gyros, generously spread Greek yogurt onto each pitta bread. Add the cooked chicken slices, diced cucumber, tomato, and thinly sliced red onion.
  • Finish by garnishing with fresh mint leaves and serving with lemon wedges on the side.
  • Roll up the pitta breads to enclose the filling, and enjoy your delicious chicken gyro!

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