Greek Chicken Gyros are easy, flavorful, make ahead and healthy – winning! The combination of juicy Greek lemon chicken, creamy cucumber dill tzatziki, fresh crisp veggies, and tangy feta wrapped in warm pita bread is out of this world. While the chicken marinates, you can prep the tzatziki and chop the veggies, so all you have to do is cook the chicken at dinner time. These chicken gyros are excellent for meal prep, make ahead lunch/dinners, entertaining and leftovers – instructions included.
The marinated, cooked chicken can stay fresh in the fridge for 3-5 days and is ready to use when needed. The fresh components should be stored separately so the tomatoes don’t make the rest soggy and stay as fresh as possible.
Chicken gyros make excellent meal prep if you want to prep them ahead of time and serve later. If you are meal prepping for at home, then you can easily keep all of the ingredients and store in separate containers in the refrigerator. If you are meal prepping for-on-the-go lunches, I consolidate the ingredients. I prefer warm Greek chicken, so I divide the chicken from the fresh ingredients. Here’s how: