Low-FODMAP Greek Chicken Gyros / Chicken Souvlaki; Gluten-free

Your waiting is over!  You can enjoy your favorite Greek Chicken Gyros anytime with this simple low-FODMAP Greek Chicken Gyro recipe.  It cooks up beautifully on the grill or in a skillet and is a healthy, tasty and satisfying dinner for the whole family.  You can also use this recipe to make low-FODMAP Chicken Souvlaki.  Just place the chicken on skewers for grilling and serve!

I’m going to come clean about the low-FODMAP Pita situation for this recipe.  I planned to create a recipe of my own that would be the perfect wrap for these low-FODMAP Chicken Gyros.  Unfortunately, it was not a success. So I opted for low-FODMAP flatbread instead, but if you can find low-FODMAP pita near you then enjoy those :).  Meanwhile, I’ll keep trying!

Pair it with my low-FODMAP Tzatziki recipe for the best results. It also goes great with my low-FODMAP lemon rice.  And you can also try my low-FODMAP Lamb Gyro recipe, or peruse over 200 more low-FODMAP recipes on the blog.

Be healthy and happy,

Rachel Pauls, MD


Low-FODMAP Greek Chicken Gyros / Chicken Souvlaki; Gluten-free

Although this recipe has not been tested, a single serving should be low-FODMAP based on the ingredients

Prep time: 20 mins plus overnight for marinating

Cook time: 15 mins

Total time: 35 mins

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

For low-FODMAP Chicken Marinade:

  • 2 lbs (32 ounces) boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup plain full fat Greek yogurt or lactose free yogurt (note: greek yogurts vary in lactose content, test for your tolerance)
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic infused oil
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons oregano

For serving:

  • Low-FODMAP tzatziki sauce/dip
  • 12 Low-FODMAP Pitas or low-FODMAP gluten-free wraps
  • Chopped cucumber, tomatoes, lettuce and fresh parsley
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

  • Place chicken, yogurt, lemon juice, infused oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and oregano in bag and let marinate overnight
  • Chicken can be cooked on grill or in skillet
  • If using a skillet, add small amount of desired oil and sear on medium-high until chicken is fully cooked through (about 7 minutes)
  • To cook on grill — place chicken in grill pan or in kabobs and cook on medium until fully cooked
  • Serve with chicken layered in pita topped with vegetables and tzatziki. Squeeze lemon juice over top to taste
  • Enjoy with low-FODMAP rice – so good.

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