The Best Chicken Gyro I’ve Ever Made

Create a homemade Chicken Gyro using marinated spiced chicken, grilled to perfection and topped with a homemade yogurt sauce, fresh veggies, all on a warm flatbread can be fun for any weekend family gathering. These are packed with flavor and all made from scratch.

 

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Mediterranean cuisine
Medium
SERVING: 6 People
TIME: 2 hr
COOKING TIME: 30 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • - Potato Wedges -
  • 14 Potatoes, peeled
  • 10 cup Water
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 1/3 cup Corn starch
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • - Flatbread -
  • cup All-purpose flour
  • tsp Active dried yeast
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • cup Warm water about 105˚F
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • - For the Chicken -
  • 6 large Organic chicken breast
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • - Toppings -
  • 1/2 whole Red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 whole Cabbage, shredded
  • 2 large Tomatoes, sliced
  • A Handful Spinach leaves
  • A pinch Salt and pepper,
  • - Tzatziki Dressing -
  • 2 cup Plain yogurt
  • 1 large Cucumber, shredded
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
DIRECTIONS:
Potato Wedges - Step 1
Potato Wedges - Step 1
Potato Wedges - Step 1
Cut each potato in half lengthwise. Cut each half lengthwise again. If the wedges are too wide, cut them in half lengthwise one more time.
Potato Wedges - Step 2
Potato Wedges - Step 2
Potato Wedges - Step 2
In a large pot, add water and salt, and bring it to a boil. Add the potato wedges into the pot. Once boiling, turn off the heat, and let sit in the water for 5 minutes. Drain then rinse them with cold water in a colander for another 5 minutes.
Potato Wedges - Step 3
Potato Wedges - Step 3
Potato Wedges - Step 3
Transfer the potatoes to a large pan. Add the corn starch and gently toss to coat the potatoes.
Potato Wedges - Step 4
Potato Wedges - Step 4
Potato Wedges - Step 4
In a large skillet, heat 1/2 cup oil. Once shimmering, add the potatoes. Cook for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Flip to the other side and cook another 5 minutes or until golden brown. Flip to the third side and cook another 5 minutes or until golden brown. Season with salt when it's hot.
Flatbread - Step 1
Flatbread - Step 1
Flatbread - Step 1
In a large mixing bowl whisk together water, yeast, and sugar; set aside for 8 to 10 minutes, or until foamy. Whisk in the olive oil and salt. Add flour and stir everything together with a wooden spoon until dough comes together. Cover and rest until the volume doubled in size.
Flatbread - Step 2
Flatbread - Step 2
Flatbread - Step 2
Generously sprinkle flour over your work-area and turn dough onto the floured surface; turn to coat and then knead for 4 minutes. Sprinkle more flour if the dough is sticky while kneading. Cut dough into 7 equal pieces and form each piece into a small ball. Lightly sprinkle each dough ball with flour; cover them with a kitchen towel and let stand for 15 minutes.
Flatbread - Step 3
Flatbread - Step 3
Flatbread - Step 3
Preheat a frying pan over medium-low heat. Take one of the dough balls and, using a rolling pin, roll it out to about a 7-inch circle.
Flatbread - Step 4
Flatbread - Step 4
Flatbread - Step 4
When the pan is hot, pick up the rolled out dough and place it in the pan, and cook for about 1 ½ minutes, or until the top surface is covered with bubbles. Flip the flatbread and cook for 1 more minute, or until golden on the bottom. Remove from pan and transfer to a plate; keep cooked flatbreads covered with a kitchen towel while working with the rest of the dough. Repeat the process with the remaining balls of dough.
Grilled Chicken - Step 1
Grilled Chicken - Step 1
Grilled Chicken - Step 1
Butterfly the chicken breast. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika. Cover them with olive oil.
Grilled Chicken - Step 2
Grilled Chicken - Step 2
Grilled Chicken - Step 2
Add chicken to grill, and cook, turning occasionally, until chicken is completely cooked through.
Grilled Chicken - Step 3
Grilled Chicken - Step 3
Grilled Chicken - Step 3
Cut the chicken into strips.
Tzatziki sauce
Tzatziki sauce
Tzatziki sauce
In a large bowl, add the yogurt and cucumber. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
Assemble
Assemble
Assemble
Lay the flatbread on a big serving plate, spread the yogurt sauce on the flatbread, and fill with chicken, and mixed veggies.
To serve
To serve
To serve
Serve with fried potato wedges. Enjoy!