HOMEMADE CHICKEN GYROS – this is an easy way to make gyros and yogurt sauce at home. Chicken was marinated in chosen seasoning. So good!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: chicken gyros, tzatziki sauce
shredded or processor
1/4 cuplemon juice2 lemons
1teaspoonzest about 2 lemons
Kosher salt ,pepper to taste
TZATZIKI SAUCE INGREDIENTS
3/4 cupGreek Yogurt
1/2cupCucumber, shredded and remove excess oil
2 tablespoonsFresh Dill, chopped
1 cupCherry Tomatoes
1/2 cup Red Onion
In a small bowl, add in olive oil, paprika, dried Oregano, dried Basil, garlic, lemon juice and zest. Mix and in salt if you think you needed it.
Place chicken tenders in 1 gallon zip loc and pour in the marinade.
Let chicken rest in the fridge for 4 hours and grill until internal temperature is at 165. About 5 minutes each side.
HOW TO MAKE THE YOGURT SAUCE
Peel cucumber and shred using a shredder. You can use processor too for shredding.
Drain excess fluid of the cucumber by squeezing out the fluid.
Place in the medium size bowl and add in the Greek Yogurt, dill, zest and garlic. Add the lemon juice intermittently. Start with 2 teaspoons and add more according to the level of sourness you desire.Season with salt and pepper.
ASSEMBLE THE GYROS
Lay the flat bread in a flat surface and spread about 2 tablespoons Tzatziki sauce.
Spread about 2 tablespoons of Tzatziki sauce and top with cucumber, chicken, tomato and lettuce
Eat with gusto.
This recipe was adapted with revision from Damn Delicious.