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Recipe From from Weber’s On the Grill™: Chicken & Sides by Jamie Purviance

Chicken Gyros with Tomato Tzatziki

  • People

    Serves 6

  • Prep Time

    30 min.

  • Grilling Time

    8 to 10 min.

Serves 6
Prep Time
30 min.
Grilling Time
8 to 10 min.

the Ingredients

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  • 240 millilitres plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 200 grams seeded and finely chopped tomato
  • 65 grams finely diced English cucumber


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 680 grams chicken breast tenders
  • 1 small red onion, cut crosswise into 1 centimetre slices
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 soft flatbreads or pitas


  • 01 In a medium bowl whisk the yogurt, mint, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add the tomato and cucumber and stir to combine.
  • 02 In a large bowl whisk the marinade ingredients. Add the chicken to the bowl and toss to coat evenly. Marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • 03 Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (180°C to 230°C).
  • 04 Lightly brush the onion slices on both sides with oil. Remove the chicken from the bowl, letting the herbs cling to the chicken. Discard the marinade. Grill the chicken and onion slices over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, until the meat is firm to the touch and the juices run clear, and the onion is tender, 6 to 8 minutes, turning once. Remove from the grill.
  • 05 Warm the flatbreads over direct medium heat until lightly charred, about 2 minutes, turning once or twice.
  • 06 Divide the chicken and onions over the flatbreads and add a generous spoonful of the tzatziki to each. Serve warm with the remaining tzatziki on the side.