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Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Air Fryer Steak Gyros are a great dish to put together when you want that gyro flavor but don’t have time for the oven. The air fryer will give it that crispy, meaty texture and taste in no time at all!

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

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Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Air Fryer Steak Gyros are a great dish to put together when you want that gyro flavor but don’t have time for the oven.

The air fryer will give it that crispy, meaty texture and taste in no time at all!

Air fryers are a great way to cook fresh ingredients, and they’re perfect for cooking steak.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

(makes about 3 gyros)

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 8-10 minutes

Ingredients:

Steak and gyro assembly:

  • Shaved steak
  • Oil, vegetable, canola, or olive
  • Greek Seasoning 
  • Onion, sliced (White or purple are my favorites for this recipe)
  • Pita bread
  • Lettuce for a pita sandwich, optional

What is tzatziki sauce made of

  • Cucumber
  • Greek yogurt
  • Garlic, minced
  • Dill weed, dry or fresh
  • White pepper
  • Salt to taste, optional
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.
Air Fryer Steak Gyros

What cut of Meat is Used for Gyros

Gyros are a popular Greek dish, but many people don’t know that there are two variations of gyros.

The meat used in the traditional gyro is either pork or lamb, which is shaved off a vertical rotisserie spit.

Air Fryer Steak Gyro

However, for an American version of the dish, you can order beef and chicken as well.

What is on a traditional Greek Gyro?

The traditional toppings for a gyro include tzatziki sauce (a cucumber yogurt-based sauce), tomatoes, onions, pickles, and lettuce.

onions, lettuce, tomatoes,

The only limit to what you put on your gyro is your imagination!

Tzatziki sauce can also be found in other Mediterranean dishes including soups and salads.

Is Tzatziki Healthy to Eat

Tzatziki is a yogurt-based sauce typically made with cucumbers, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt.

It is most commonly eaten in Greece and Turkey as a dip for pita bread or vegetables.

Tzatziki

This sauce can be healthy if you use low-fat plain yogurt.

Gyro Variations

The original recipe calls for lamb, but beef is also a popular choice. You can even mix it up with chicken or pork to change things up a bit!

chicken gyro

You can even make a Gryo salad if you’d prefer.

gyro salad

How do you Cook Gyro Meat in an Air Fryer

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together your steak, oil, and Greek seasoning.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Line your air fryer with aluminum foil. This will keep all the yummy juice and seasonings together!

Add in your seasoned steak.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Cook at 380 degrees for 8-10 minutes depending on how well you did want your steak.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

While this is cooking, prepare your sauce. Peel, and then cut your cucumber in half, longwise. With a spoon, remove all of the seeds from the inside. Dice your cucumber into small pieces.

diced cucumbers

Transfer to a food processor or blender. Blend until you have a puree.

pureed cucumbers

Transfer to a dishtowel or cheesecloth. Squeeze out all of the moisture as much as possible. Set aside.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

In a medium-sized bowl, add in all of your sauce ingredients, including the cucumber, but not the salt. Mix well.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Add in a small amount of salt until you reach your preferred saltiness.

Tzatziki

Once your steak is done, you can assemble your gyro.

You can roll it up or cut the pita in half and stuff your gyro. Add in lettuce first, steak to lay on the lettuce, and your seasoned onion sliced.

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Serve with chips, fries, or a salad!

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Enjoy!

Air Fryer Steak Gyros
Yield: 3

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Air Fryer Steak Gyros

Air Fryer Steak Gyros are a great dish to put together when you want that gyro flavor but don't have time for the oven. The air fryer will give it that crispy, meaty texture and taste in no time at all!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-pound shaved steak
  • 1 tablespoon oil, vegetable, canola, or olive
  • 2 tablespoons Greek Seasoning
  • 1/2 onion, sliced and seasoned with 1/4 teaspoon Greek Seasoning (White or purple are my favorites for this recipe)
  • 3 pita bread
  • Lettuce for a pita sandwich, optional

What is Tzatziki sauce made of

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed, dry or fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • pinch of salt to taste, optional

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together your steak, oil, and Greek seasoning.
  2. Line your air fryer with aluminum foil. This will keep all the yummy juice and seasonings together!
  3. Add in your seasoned steak. Cook at 380 degrees for 8-10 minutes depending on how well you did want your steak.
  4. While this is cooking, prepare your sauce. Peel, and then cut your cucumber in half, longwise. With a spoon, remove all of the seeds from the inside. Dice your cucumber into small pieces.
  5. Transfer to a food processor or blender. Blend until you have a puree. Transfer to a dishtowel or cheesecloth. Squeeze out all of the moisture as much as possible. Set aside.
  6. In a medium-sized bowl, add in all of your sauce ingredients, including the cucumber, but not the salt. Mix well. Add in a small amount of salt until you reach your preferred saltiness.
  7. Once your steak is done, you can assemble your gyro. You can roll it up or cut the pita in half and stuff your gyro. Add in lettuce first, steak to lay on the lettuce, and your seasoned onion sliced.
  8. Serve with chips, fries, or a salad!
  9. Enjoy!

Notes

What cut of Meat is Used for Gyros

Gyros are a popular Greek dish, but many people don't know that there are two variations of gyros.

The meat used in the traditional gyro is either pork or lamb, which is shaved off a vertical rotisserie spit.

However, for an American version of the dish, you can order beef and chicken as well.

What is on a traditional Greek Gyro?

The traditional toppings for a gyro include tzatziki sauce (a cucumber yogurt-based sauce), tomatoes, onions, pickles, and lettuce.

Tzatziki sauce can also be found in other Mediterranean dishes including soups and salads.

Is Tzatziki Healthy to Eat

Tzatziki is a yogurt-based sauce typically made with cucumbers, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt.

It is most commonly eaten in Greece and Turkey as a dip for pita bread or vegetables.

This sauce can be healthy if you use low-fat plain yogurt.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

3

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 906Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 180mgSodium: 3819mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 6gSugar: 10gProtein: 74g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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