Easy Chicken Gyros & Tzatziki Sauce

Greek-Style Chicken Gyros


5 mins             15 mins            20 mins            4


  • 4 chicken breasts, pounded to ½ inch thickness

  • 1 tablespoon mediterranean seasoning (you can substitute Italian seasoning in a pinch)

  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced

  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced

  • 4 pitas (this is a Greek-style flatbread you can find at almost any grocery store near the bread and tortillas or in the bakery)

  • optional: lettuce, feta cheese crumbles

tzatziki sauce

  • ½ English cucumber, peeled and diced

  • 2 cups cold plain Greek yogurt

  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic

  • ⅓ cup chopped dill, fresh or frozen (may sub 2 tablespoons dried dill)

  • 1½ Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (juice of ½ medium lemon)

  • ½ tsp salt, or to taste

  • ⅛ tsp black pepper


  • Puree all sauce ingredients in a blender or food processor. Cover and chill until ready to serve. (If you have time, make this a few hours in advance or the night before so that the flavors can marinate)

  • Season chicken breasts with mediterranean seasoning. Cook in a large skillet or pan over medium heat 5-6 minutes on each side until cooked through. Cut into strips.

  • Lay pitas on a clean surface. Add lettuce, chicken, red pepper strips, and onions. Top with tzatziki sauce and feta (if desired). Fold pita over like a sandwich, or roll it into a “tunnel shape”.



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