Chicken Gyro

This Chicken Gyro Recipe is one of my favorite recipes of all time! If you’re looking for a high-protein, delicious, quick, and easy dish that’s perfect for meal prep.

If you love this recipe, try out my Stuffed Meatballs recipe, which is another, easy weeknight dish!

Why Everyone loves this Chicken Gyro Recipe

  • Perfect for Mealprep-This recipe is so perfect for meal-prep. You’ll have plenty of extras, and you can use the extra meat and tzatziki sauce for bowls, salads, and sandwiches.
  • Fast & Easy- Looking for a quick recipe that’s flavorful and tasty? This is my go-to!
  • This recipe is healthy- This recipe is low in calories, high in protein, and full of nutrients. I use this recipe during the week to stay on top of my fitness goals!

Tips for making the perfect Gyro

  1. Marinate your meat- The longer you marinate your meat, the better. Marinating your meat for at least 30 minutes and up to overnight will guarantee a moist, juicy, flavorful chicken.
  2. The more spices, the better-This recipe is about building flavor. Try to use all of the spices listed for optimal results.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • Chicken Breast, or thighs!
  • Spices
  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Red Onions
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Cucumbers
  • Dill and Mint
  • Lemon Juice
  • Olive Oil
  • Pita Bread

I hope you enjoy this Chicken Gyro!

Did you make this? Please leave a review below and tag me on Instagram, Tiktok, or Pinterest!

Chicken Gyro

Chicken Gyros
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6


  • 3 lbs chicken breast sliced thin
  • 6 oz Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 2 tbsps paprika
  • 2 tsps salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp herbs
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp dried herbs
  • 1 tsp Sazon (optional)
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

For the Tzatiki Sauce

  • 1.5 cup Yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves grated
  • 1 cucumer grated
  • 2 tbsps dill finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsps mint
  • 2 tsps salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Other Ingredients

  • pita bread
  • 1 red onion sliced thin
  • 2 tomatoes sliced thin
  • potatoes


  • Start by marinating sliced chicken breasts with spices and yogurt. Set aside for 10 minutes up until an hour.
  • To prepare the shawarma skewer, place half an onion (flat side down) on a baking sheet and press two skewers on opposite sides into the onion. Layer the pieces of chicken on the skewer.
  • Bake Chicken skewers at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  • While chicken is cooking, mix all of your ingredients together for your tzakini sauce and chill in the refrigerator.
  • air fry, deep fry or bake your fries.
  • Slice your tomatoes, and onions.
  • Assemble your gyro. Toast your pita bread in the oven for 2-3 minutes. Smear a thin layer of tzatziki on the pita bread, add tomatoes, onions, chicken, top with fries, serve and fold!
Keyword Begginer Friendly, Easy Recipes

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  1. Rayleen February 24, 2024 at 6:01 pm

    5 stars
    This recipe was so delicious thank you! <3 I have been loving making some of your recipes for years now