Chicken Gyros


We've made these before, but somehow they never ended up making it onto the blog.  I don't know why because they are delicious!  I used this recipe from Elly Says Opa! and was absolutely thrilled with the outcome.  We ended up having a last minute guest over for dinner the night that we were making these, so we quickly ran to the store to pick up an extra chicken breast and marinated it in some tzatziki, which still turned out pretty good!

1 1/4 pounds Chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used chicken breast tenderloins)
4 Garlic Cloves, smashed
Juice from 1 Lemon
2 teaspoons Red Wine Vinegar
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
2 tablespoons Plain Yogurt (I used Greek Yogurt)
1 tablespoon Dried Oregano
Salt and Pepper

Whisk together the garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, oil, yogurt, and oregano in a bowl.  Add the chicken and mix to coat.  Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour.  Once marinated, sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and cook in the oven, on the grill, or in a pan on the stove, for about 5 minutes per side.

To assemble the gyros, top a warm pita with chicken, tzatziki, tomatoes, lettuce, and red onions.  Yum!