Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 4 Servings
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Easy to make chicken gyros that only take minutes to throw into the slow cooker! They are light and delicious and packed with delicious flavor!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean

Ingredients

  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • Juice of 1/2 medium lemon
  • 1/3 cup water

Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 2 cups plain greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber finely grated
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 medium lemon
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Options for serving:

  • warm pita bread
  • red onion
  • red pepper
  • romaine lettuce
  • cucumber diced
  • sliced tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Spay a slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the chicken to the slow cooker. In a small bowl combine onion, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, and water. Pour over chicken. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-6.
  2. To make the sauce: In a medium bowl combine greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, white wine vinegar, dried dill week, dried oregano. Salt and pepper to taste and add lemon juice and drizzle olive oil on top. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to let the flavors blend.
  3. Prepare chicken on warm greek pita bread with desired veggies and sauce on top.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki
Amount Per Serving
Calories 471 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 150mg50%
Sodium 596mg25%
Potassium 1122mg32%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 59g118%
Vitamin A 137IU3%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 164mg16%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.