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Greek Chicken Gyros Sandwich with Tzatziki Sauce

A flavorful Greek style sandwich that takes no longer than 30 minutes to throw together and is full of Mediterranean flavors
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Juli@1000lovelythings


Ingredients for the Gyros

  • 2 chicken medium breasts
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 T water
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp bell pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper

Ingredients for the Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup plain yoghurt both regular and soy yoghurt work well
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 T chopped mint
  • 2 cloves garlic

Ingredients for the Sandwich

  • 2 pita breads
  • 2 handful of salad I used a mix of cos lettuce and radicchio
  • 1 sliced tomato


Directions for the Gyros

  • Cut the chicken breasts in very thin slices
  • Mix all other ingredients in a large mixing bowl, add the chicken and mix until the meat is completely covered in the spice mix
  • Set aside for a couple of minutes while making the tzatziki sauce
  • In a large frying pan stir fry the chicken until done

Directions for the Tzatziki Sauce

  • Cut the cucumber in quarters length-wise, remove the seed and cut the remaining pieces in very thin slices
  • Chop the mint and garlic and give all ingredients to a mixing bowl, mix well and set aside while frying the chicken

Directions for the Gyros Sandwiches

  • Toast the pita bread and cut lengthwise
  • Add salad, gyros meat and tomatoes, garnish with tzatziki sauce