You can never go wrong with one of my Low Carb Greek Chicken Bowls and Homemade Tzatziki Sauce. Especially in the Summer time when all you want is something refreshing to eat beside the pool. If you’re low carb, keto or low calorie, you can add this to a bed of greens for some added nutrients and filler to bulk up the bowl. If not, you can always add in some quinoa or brown rice.
This recipe will make 5 bowls so it’s perfect for my family of 4 with 1 extra for lunch the next day. I can also prep it for just my lunch for the week. I love how quick and easy it is to prep and just store in the fridge. The following days, I will eat it chilled but the day of, I eat a fresh bowl when the chicken is warm, not too hot. If you like the chicken to be nice and warm, keep it in a separate container so you can easily heat it up.
WHAT’S IN THE LOW CARB GREEK CHICKEN BOWL?
- Chicken Breast
- Kalamata Olives
- Red Onion – Which I am not a fan of but I know my husband and a lot of people are so I included this.
- My Keto Tzatziki Sauce – I love making my spices and sauces at home. I want to menton, this is not traditional Tzatziki sauce. It’s a quick, easy and simple.
- Normally, you would have to strain some of the ingredients and let the cucumber soak for hours to get the water out but not today. We don’t have time and this momma is in a rush! Of course, if you have the time for the extra steps it would be better but in my opinion, my sauce came out great! I would not meal prep it though, instead make it fresh every day that you will eat your chicken bowl.
You can also make the tzatziki sauce with non-dairy greek yogurt if you’re looking for dairy free options.
HOW TO MAKE THE KETO CHICKEN GYRO BOWL.
- Season your chicken with olive oil and dry spices.
- Cook chicken with an internal temp of 165. You can do this on the stove top, in the oven or on the grill. I like to do it on the stove top in a cast-iron pan.
- While the chicken is resting, I chopped the rest of my ingredients and make my tzatziki sauce.
- Once the chicken is cooked through, slice it up and assemble your bowls to your liking.
- This recipe made five bowls with 5 ounces of chicken each, 2 ounces of tomatoes, 2 ounces of cucumbers, 2 tablespoons of the tzatziki sauce, five olives and 2 tablespoons of feta.
Low Carb Greek Chicken Bowls
Place 3 pounds of chicken breast on your cutting board and allow it to come to room temperature.
In a small bowl, add your seasonings and mix.
Rub the chicken down with some avocado oil.
Coat both sides of the chicken with the seasoning and massage.
Cook the chicken breast to an internal temperature of 165 degrees. You can do this on the barbecue, skillet or in the oven. (I used my cast iron).
Get your cast iron smokin' hot on medium to high heat. This will take about 5 to 10 minutes depending on how big your cast-iron is.
Right before you add your chicken breast, add a tablespoon of avocado oil to the pan.
I cooked each chicken breast for about two minutes on each side or until the internal temp was 165 degrees. Mine were pretty thin so they cooked quickly.
When internal temp of 165 is reached, remove chicken from pan and place on a dish to rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
While the chicken is resting, you can chop your veggies and gather the rest of your ingredients.
Next, you can make my easy and simple tzatziki sauce here.
All that's left to do is assemble your Chicken Gyro bowls. This recipe made five bowls with 5 ounces of chicken, 2 ounces of tomatoes, 2 ounces of cucumbers, 2 tablespoons of the tzatziki sauce, five olives, 2 tbs feta.
Serving Size 1
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 450
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 14g22%
- Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
- Protein 50g100%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.