Creating a homemade version of a delicious chicken gyro is easier than you think. The chicken is marinated and then grilled to perfection!
Last year on our cruise to the Greek Isles one of the top things on my to eat list was a real Greek Gyro in Greece. I’m happy to say I accomplished that goal several times. Yum!
I’m excited to share my Americanized version with you. The chicken is marinated in a yummy yogurt and herb based marinade. Then we grilled the chicken and sliced it thin. Gyros are traditionally made with lamb, chicken or pork and cooked on a vertical rotisserie. But since I don’t have a traditional rotisserie, the grill worked great!
A chicken gyro is wrapped in naan, pita bread or flat bread. You can buy the bread at the store or I have a great recipe for some delicious homemade soft flat bread that works perfectly.
I topped my chicken gyro with red onion, fresh tomato and tzatziki, a traditional Greek sauce. I have a recipe to make it yourself but you can also often find it in the deli section of your grocery store.
A chicken gyro can be a little messy to eat but so worth it! Just pile everything on top and wrap it up and enjoy!
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Chicken Gyro Recipe
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Originally published Dec. 29, 2009