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Roasted Greek Chicken Gyros

Roasted chicken gyros with soft greek pita flatbread filled with veggies, light greek yogurt sauce, and tender roasted chicken fillets.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 servings


  • 500g / 1 pound chicken breast


  • 130g / 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • 4 pitta bread
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 onion
  • 4 slices feta cheese


  • 200g greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 grated cucuber


  • Place the marinade ingredients in a ziplock bag, add the chicken in, close the bag, and mix. Refrigerate the chicken for at least 1h.
  • Pan-fry the chicken tights on an oiled pan on each side for 5 minutes. Then transfer to in the oven on 180C/350F for 15-20minute. Once the chicken is cooked, cut it into slices, and leave it on the side.
  • In the meantime cut the tomato and cucumber into small pieces and slice the onion.
  • Mix all the ingredients for the sauce together.
  • Take the pita bread in a lightly oiled pan and warm it up. Then fill with chicken, tomatoes cucumbers, and onion and spoon the sauce and the feta cheese on top.
  • Wrap the pita bread-like burrito or just fold it in half and enjoy!