Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce {LOW CALORIE}

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

This Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce is low calories, and can be made in just 30 minutes!

The quick, chicken Gyro recipe can be made on hectic weeknights for a fast, under 350 calorie dinner. Or on weekends as a wonderful lunch.

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

In this article, you will learn how to make a low calorie Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce. And to make things easy, we’ve included a shopping list, printable recipe card, nutrition label, and more.

Now you can have your favorite chicken gyros with tzatziki without ruining your diet. This protein packed dinner curbs cravings and fills you up.

This Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce is just 326 calories!

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

In this article, you’ll learn how to make chicken gyros with tzatziki sauce in a handy “how to guide” find all the ingredients you’ll need in a shopping list. You’ll even find a nutrition label for this Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce.

Along with with low calorie chicken gyro marinade, you’ll find a homemade gyro tzatziki sauce. I’ve broken the recipes out separately so you can use the marinade or sauce in other gyro wrap recipes.

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

These Greek gyros chicken pitas make an easy, fast weeknight dinner. To make these Greek pitas even easier, we have supplied you with the following sections…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Chicken Gyros
  • Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Greek Chicken Gyros

In this article for Mediterranean gyros with tzatziki sauce, you’ll find everything you need to make a low calorie gyro recipe chicken pita in one easy place… You can even print the recipe card to make this chicken with tzatziki recipe handy after a long day of work.

Below you’ll find a shopping list, how to guide, a printable recipe card, and nutrition label…

Ingredients for Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe

This Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce is made extra easy with the shopping list in this section.

I recommend taking a screenshot of the shopping list, this way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

This chicken pita Greek recipe make calls for a lot of ingredients, but if you notice, you likely have many of them already in your pantry.

I like to freeze extra flatbreads, so that I have them available whenever I want to make this chicken Gyro recipe.

Shopping List for Chicken Gyro Wraps:

  • Chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • Lemon
  • Garlic powder
  • Dill
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 0% Greek Yogurt
  • Cucumber 
  • Olive oil spray
  • Red bell pepper 
  • Red onion
  • Flat breads pitas, or naan bread
  • Romaine lettuce 
  • Tomato 
  • Kalamata olives (optional)

Now that you have all the ingredients to make this chicken tzatziki recipe, we will move onto the how to guide. There, you’ll learn how to make the chicken gyro marinade, and how to put together tzatziki chicken gyros.

Up next, a “how to guide” for homemade gyros with chicken…

How to Make Chicken Gyros

This pita chicken gyro recipe is easy and fast. We’ve broken out the steps so they are easy to follow. While the chicken is cooking, we recommend making the gyro tzatziki sauce, this will help cut down prep time. Plus it’s super fast!

The following Greek pita recipes also be found in the sharable recipe card below. Along with measurements, nutrition, and more.

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

For this how to guide, we wanted to make this chicken gyro recipe extra easy. We have broken out the three different gyro Greek recipes to make your work easier.

You can use the gyro marinade chicken recipe on any cuts of chicken. You don’t just have to use it in this chicken gyro recipe.

How to Make Chicken Gyros:

Marinate the chicken:

  1. Add the chicken to a freezer bag or bowl.
  2. Zest the lemon over the chicken, then juice the lemon and add all of the juice to the chicken.
  3. Add in the garlic powder, dill, salt and pepper. If using a bag, close and squish together, if using a bowl, coat the chicken with the marinade and cover.
  4. Marinade for 1-12 hours in the fridge.

Make the Tzatziki Sauce:

  1. Add the yogurt, garlic powder, dill and salt to a medium bowl.
  2. Use a cheese grater to shred the cucumber, and add to the yogurt.
  3. Mix well, cover and set aside.

Make the Gyro Wrap:

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spray with olive oil and then add in the bell pepper and onion.
  2. Add in the chicken breast, and reserve the marinade.
  3. Cook for 8 minutes, flip the chicken and mix the vegetables, and cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through with no pink in the center.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and slice thin, then add back to the skillet along with the reserved marinade.
  5. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  6. To each flat bread, spread over 1/8 cup of the Tzatziki sauce, add 1/2 of the chicken. Top with chopped cucumber, lettuce, tomato and olives.
  7. Serve immediately, with more Tzatziki sauce on the side or drizzled over the top.

Special Tip: You find all of these directions in the shareable recipe card below. There you can also double or triple the recipe, and the measurement math will be taken care of for you.

Up next, a shareable recipe card for Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce…

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

This Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce is UNDER 350 calories, and can be made in just 30 minutes!

No you can enjoy your favorite chicken pita gyros with tzatziki without ruining your diet. In the next section you will find a nutrition label, and below that… more low calorie recipes.

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

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This Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki recipe is low calories and can be made in just 30 minutes!
You'll find a chicken gyro marinade, gyro tzatziki sauce and gyro wrap recipes below. When you combine all three easy recipes, you end up with the best Greek Chicken Gyros Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce… ever!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 23 mins
Marinating time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 28 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine greek, Mediterranean
Servings 2 servings
Calories 326 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chicken Gyro Marinade:

  • 1 chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Gyro Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup 0% Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 inch of cucumber about 1/4 of an average cucumber

Gyro Wrap:

  • Olive oil spray
  • 1/2 red bell pepper sliced thin
  • 1/4 red onion sliced thin
  • 2 flat breads pitas, or naan bread
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber about 1/4 of an average cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped romaine lettuce about 2 large leaves
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato about 1/2 a medium tomato
  • 2 tablespoons kalamata olives sliced (optional)

Instructions
 

Marinate the chicken:

  • Add the chicken to a freezer bag or bowl.
  • Zest the lemon over the chicken, then juice the lemon and add all of the juice to the chicken.
  • Add in the garlic powder, dill, salt and pepper. If using a bag, close and squish together, if using a bowl, coat the chicken with the marinade and cover.
  • Marinade for 1-12 hours in the fridge.

Make the Tzatziki Sauce:

  • Add the yogurt, garlic powder, dill and salt to a medium bowl.
  • Use a cheese grater to shred the cucumber, and add to the yogurt.
  • Mix well, cover and set aside.

Make the Gyro Wrap:

  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spray with olive oil and then add in the bell pepper and onion.
  • Add in the chicken breast, and reserve the marinade.
  • Cook for 8 minutes, flip the chicken and mix the vegetables, and cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through with no pink in the center.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and slice thin, then add back to the skillet along with the reserved marinade.
  • Cook for an additional 5 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  • To each flat bread, spread over 1/8 cup of the Tzatziki sauce, add 1/2 of the chicken. Top with chopped cucumber, lettuce, tomato and olives.
  • Serve immediately, with more Tzatziki sauce on the side or drizzled over the top.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gyroCalories: 326kcalCarbohydrates: 48.1gProtein: 29.4gFat: 2.8gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 985mgPotassium: 523mgFiber: 5.3gSugar: 9.3gCalcium: 183mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Main Course
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Nutrition and Calories in Greek Chicken Gyros

Not all Chicken gyros are made the same. This extra low calorie recipe can be found in the recipe card above.

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