October 23, 2023

Sheet Pan Chicken Gyros

Sheet Pan Chicken Gyros
Sheet Pan Chicken Gyros are a quick and easy weeknight dinner, perfect for the whole family. This healthy Mediterranean chicken dinner is made with simple ingredients and cooked on a single sheet pan, making clean up and breeze! Chicken gyros are a popular Greek dish that is made with chicken, pita bread, and a variety of toppings, such as tzatziki sauce, tomatoes, onions, and lettuce. This recipe for sheet pan chicken gyros is a simplified version of the traditional dish that is full og delicious Greek flavors. To make sheet pan chicken gyros, simply toss diced chicken with olive oil, lemon juice, and seasonings. Then, roast the chicken on a sheet pan. Once the chicken is cooked through, assemble the gyros by stuffing the chicken into pita bread. Top the gyros with tzatziki sauce, tomatoes, onions, and lettuce.
Why You’ll Love These Sheet Pan Chicken Gyros:
• Mediterranean Flavors: Enjoy the authentic flavors of Greece in a convenient sheet pan format.
• Quick and Easy: This recipe is perfect for busy weeknights, as it's ready in under 30 minutes.
• Customizable: Make it your own by adding your favorite veggies and adjusting the seasonings.
• Healthy and Wholesome: Packed with lean protein, veggies, these gyros are as nutritious as they are delicious.
• Family-Friendly: A crowd-pleaser that's perfect for family dinners or gatherings with friends.
For more Mediterranean-inspired meals, check out more Greek-inspired recipes!
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Juicy Greek Meatballs + Garlicky Cauliflower Rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ lbs chicken thighs or breasts, diced into ½ inch cubes
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil (if you use chicken breast, add 1 more tbsp olive oil)
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 4 naan or pita rounds
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 persian cucumber, thinly sliced
  • tzatziki or any other yogurt sauce for drizzling (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the garlic, oregano, paprika, salt, cumin, cinnamon, pepper, olive oil, lemon juice and zest.
  • Place the diced chicken in the bowl and toss to combine.
  • Spread in a single layer on the prepared sheet pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until the chicken is completely cooked through,
  • To serve, warm pita/naan in oven, about 3-4 minutes. Top warmed naan with chicken, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, cucumber and tzatziki sauce.
Keyword 30 minute meal, Dairy-free, healthy, kid-friendly, sheet pan meal
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