Grill Lovers’ Grilled Chicken Souvlaki Gyros Recipe

GRILLED-CHICKEN-SOUVLAKI-GYROS

Grill Lovers’ Grilled Chicken Souvlaki Gyros Recipe

Ingredients

  • Chicken Souvlaki:
  • • 1 pound chicken, cubed for skewers
  • • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • •1 Tbls. lemon juice
  • • 2 tsp. fresh oregano, chopped
  • • 1 tsp. fresh thyme
  • • 1 tsp. salt
  • • 1/2 tsp
  • Tzatziki Sauce:
  • • 1/2 cup grated peeled cucumber
  • • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt or plain yogurt
  • • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • • 1 Tbls. chopped oregano
  • • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • For Serving:
  • • 4 pita rounds (regular pita bread or whole wheat pita bread)
  • • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • • 4 slices of red onion
  • • 1/4 cup crumbled Feta cheese, optional
  • • lettuce (whole leaves or shredded), optional

Instructions

  1. Soak bamboo skewers. Toss the chicken chunks with the garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, thyme, salt, and lemon pepper seasoning in a large bowl or Ziplock bag. Marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. While the chicken is marinating, make the tzatziki sauce by mixing the cucumber, yogurt, sour cream, oregano, lemon zest, lemon juice, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Preheat grill on high for 10 minutes (or prepare coals for charcoal). While grill is heating, put chicken on skewers and drizzle or spray with a little oil.
  4. Reduce grill heat to medium and grill chicken with lid closed, rotating skewers every 5 minutes or so, until chicken is done (about 10-15 minutes depending on the size of the chicken chunks).
  5. Serve hot grilled chicken GYRO-STYLE: with the pita bread, prepared tzatziki sauce, tomato slices, onion slices, and feta and/or lettuce if using.
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