Gyros with Greek Chicken, Tzatziki and Homemade Greek Pita Flatbread


Isn't Greek food amazing? I've never been a huge fan until pretty much the last year. I live in the midwest and have temporarily moved to the East coast an

What you will need

2 lbs boneless , skinless chicken breasts

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil , plus more for brushing

1/4 cup lemon juice

3 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt

1 Tbsp red wine vinegar

1/3 cup chopped red onion

2 cloves garlic

1 1/2 tsp dried oregano

1 tsp dried thyme

1/2 tsp coriander

Salt and freshly ground black pepper , to taste

6 - 8 Greek Pita Flatbread , homemade or store-bought (recipe follows)

Tzatziki sauce , homemade or store-bought (recipe follows)

Diced Roma tomatoes , peeled and diced cucumbers, chopped Romaine lettuce, diced red onions, feta cheese, cilantro and Kalamata olives (olives optional)

1 medium cucumber , peeled, seeded and chopped into chunks*

1 tsp salt , plus more to taste

1 cup plain Greek yogurt (I used fat free)

1 clove garlic , finely minced

1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill (or 1 tsp dried)

Freshly ground black pepper

2 tsp active dry yeast

2 1/2 tsp granulated sugar

2/3 cup warm water , 110 degrees

1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp milk , heated to 110 degrees

1 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil , plus more for bowl

1 1/4 tsp salt

3 cups bread flour (can add up to 1/4 cup more flour as needed)


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