CHICKEN SOUVLAKI GYROS (Adapted from Closet Cooking)

1 lb boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 lemon, juiced and tested

1 TBSP Greek plain yogurt

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp oregano

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

Mix the garlic, lemon, yogurt, EVOO, oregano, salt and pepper in a bowl.

Marinate the chicken in the mixture in the fridge for 30 minutes to overnight.

Place the chicken on skewers.

Grill the chicken over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-4 minutes per side.


1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

1/2 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded, grated and squeezed to drain on paper towels

1 clove garlic, minced

1 TBSP fresh dill, chopped

2 TBSP lemon juice (~1 lemon)

salt and pepper, to taste

Mix all ingredients together, and let chill in the refrigerator at least one hour.


2 pitas, cut in half with pockets opened

1 lb chicken souvlaki, warm

2 tomatoes, sliced

1/4 cup red onion, sliced

1/4 cup tzatziki sauce 

1/4 cup fresh feta, crumbled

2 roasted red peppers sliced

Assemble the gyros with above ingredients and ENJOY!