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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros Recipe

This recipe is so simple and makes a fresh, light dinner everyone will love!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: easy slow cooker recipe, gyros, slow cooker, slow cooker chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 153kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Mixing Bowl (2)

Ingredients

Gyros

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 onion diced
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup fat free plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ cup grated cucumber
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

Gyros

  • Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place chicken breasts inside slow cooker.
  • Mix remaining ingredients together in a bowl and pour over chicken breasts.
  • Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or LOW 6-8 hours.
  • Shred chicken and serve with pocketless pita bread, sliced tomatoes, sliced onions, sliced cucumbers, lettuce, and Tzatziki sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce

  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour. Stir before serving.

Notes

  • You can also use chicken thighs for this recipe

Nutrition

Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 174IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg