Easy Chicken Gyros
Whether you make Chicken Gyros on the grill, in the Instant Pot, or in the Slow Cooker, you will fall in love with this Easy Gyro Recipe that is served with fresh tomatoes and onions and a homemade Tzatziki Sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
For the Tomatoes and Onions
- 1 small red onion minced
- 3-4 ripe roma tomatoes diced
- 1 tablespoon parsley chopped
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
Make Greek Marinade for Chicken
Mix together yogurt, lemon juice, and seasonings in large bowl or freezer bag. Submerge chicken breasts into marinade.
Let chicken marinade for at least 2-4 hours.
Instant Pot Chicken Gryos
Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros
Oven Baked Chicken Gyros
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove chicken breasts from marinade and place on oven safe broiler pan or sheet pan. Bake chicken breasts for 18-20 minutes, or until chicken breasts reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Remove chicken from oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes. Slice into thin strips.
Prepare Tomatoes and Onions
Mix together diced tomatoes, onions, lemon juice, and chopped parsley. Season with pinch of salt and pepper.
Assemble Chicken Gryos
Warm pita bread in dry skillet or microwave for 30 seconds, until soft and pliable.
Place 1/4-1/3 cup sliced or shredded chicken on center or each pita. Top with 1/4 cup diced red onions and tomatoes. Generously dollop Tzatziki Sauce over Chicken Gryo.
- It is a great idea to prepare double the chicken and freeze cooked chicken to enjoy Chicken Gryos at a later date.
Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg