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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros Recipe

Slow cooker chicken gyros are easy, flavorful, and amazing any day-of-the-week. Chicken thighs are slow cooked to tender, juicy perfection then wrapped up in pita along with tzatziki and veggies for a can't miss meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Brunch, dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Greek inspired
Keyword: crockpot chicken gyro, easy gyros, slow cooker chicken gyros
Servings: 8
Calories: 596kcal



  • 2 - 2.5 lbs chicken thighs breasts would work too but will be dryer
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregeno
  • pinch salt and black pepper


  • place chicken into bottom of slow cooker
    2 - 2.5 lbs chicken thighs
  • add in all remaining ingredients and stir to coat chicken
    1 red onion, 2 tablespoon olive oil, 2 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon dried parsley, 1 tablespoon garlic, 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, 2 teaspoon dried oregeno, pinch salt and black pepper
  • cover slow cooker and cook until internal temperature of chicken is 165℉
  • remove chicken and slice or break into chunks
  • return cut chicken to slow cooker and mix with juices
  • Serve chicken in a pita wrap topped with tzatziki sauce and your choice of onions, parsley, tomatoes and cucumbers.


nutritional values are for chicken only and do not include pita, tzatziki, or other condiments.  
See information above for alternative cooking suggestions.  


Calories: 596kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 250mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 550mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 213IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg