Roasted Greek Chicken Gyros

Soft greek pita flatbread filled with refreshing Mediterranean flavors, plus some soft and tender roasted chicken fillets. What else you could ask for? All the good things on one spot!
You should try them once and I promise you will be obsessed forever with this Roasted Chicken Gyro recipe! 

I was making burritos, wraps, stuffed quesadillas but never actually tried making chicken gyros at home. They are so similar to the burritos/ wraps but believe me way better than them! And the homemade pita bread, woow it’s delicious. Once I’ve tried them, now they are on my menu at least once a week!

MOST DELICIOUS YUMMY HOMEMADE ROASTED CHICKEN GYROS

Why is this roasted gyros so good?

  • they are loaded with fresh Mediterranean flavors which makes them the healthy lunch you love to prepare
  • they are pretty fast and easy to make, and plus you can customize the fillings with things you like the most
  • They can be made ahead and just warmed up before serving

Ingredients used in this delicious roasted chicken gyros

Greek gyros are filled with lots of refreshing flavors. They are so easy and light to prepare that you are going to love! And plus the pita bread- it’s so soft and delicious.

  • Roasted boneless skinless chicken tights previously marinated in olive oil, rosemary, and garlic
  • Delicious sauce made with Greek yogurt, lemon, and sliced garlic cloves
  • Light and refreshing filling with cucumber and tomato salad topped with feta cheese and sliced onion
roasted greek chicken gyros

AuthoremilijaDifficultyIntermediate

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

 14 oz boneless skinless chicken tights
marinade:
 ½ cup olive oil
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 tsp rosemary
 1 tsp crushed red pepper
 2 garlic cloves
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
filling:
 2 pita breads
 1 tomato
 1 cucumber
 1 onion
 ¼ cup feta cheese
sauce:
 ½ cup Greek yogurt
 1 tsp lemon juice

1

Place the marinade ingredients in ziplock bag, add the chicken in, close the bag and mix. Refrigerate the chicken for at least 1h.

2

Pan-fry the chicken tights on oiled pan on each side for 5 minutes. Then transfer than in the kitchen of 350F for 15-20minute.sOnce the chicken is cooked, cut on slices, and leave it on the side.

3

In the meantime cut the tomato and cucumber on small pieces and slice the onion.

4

Add the greek yogurt in a small bowl and squeeze some lemon juice in and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

5

Take the pita bread in a slightly oiled pan and warm it up. Then fill with chicken, with tomatoes cucumbers and onion and spoon the sauce and the feta cheese on top.

6

Wrap the pita bread-like burrito or just fold it on half and enjoy!

Ingredients

 14 oz boneless skinless chicken tights
marinade:
 ½ cup olive oil
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 tsp rosemary
 1 tsp crushed red pepper
 2 garlic cloves
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
filling:
 2 pita breads
 1 tomato
 1 cucumber
 1 onion
 ¼ cup feta cheese
sauce:
 ½ cup Greek yogurt
 1 tsp lemon juice

Directions

1

Place the marinade ingredients in ziplock bag, add the chicken in, close the bag and mix. Refrigerate the chicken for at least 1h.

2

Pan-fry the chicken tights on oiled pan on each side for 5 minutes. Then transfer than in the kitchen of 350F for 15-20minute.sOnce the chicken is cooked, cut on slices, and leave it on the side.

3

In the meantime cut the tomato and cucumber on small pieces and slice the onion.

4

Add the greek yogurt in a small bowl and squeeze some lemon juice in and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

5

Take the pita bread in a slightly oiled pan and warm it up. Then fill with chicken, with tomatoes cucumbers and onion and spoon the sauce and the feta cheese on top.

6

Wrap the pita bread-like burrito or just fold it on half and enjoy!

Roasted Greek Chicken Gyros

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Baked Crispy Chicken Nuggets In Greek Yogurt Dip
Pan-Seared Mediterranean Garlic Butter Salmon

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