Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is the easiest meal in the slow cooker and the perfect weeknight meal.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe

Do you love to order gyros? Make Crock Pot Chicken Gyros recipe instead for a tasty meal that will save time and money.

We recently made Crock Pot Beef Gyros Recipe and it was a huge hit. Today, we are going to try chicken. Yum!

Don’t let the name fool you! It may sound fancy or complicated but they are really so easy. This recipe does not disappoint.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

The slow cooker does all of the work!

Dinner is so simple when you can toss it all in the slow cooker. The chicken is so tender and the flavor is really so amazing.

Everything has the best flavor and it all just falls apart from bring slow cooked all day. You have to try it!

We also have a really easy homemade tzatziki sauce  that you need to make with these.  It is also very easy to make you definitely need the sauce with these. So good!

The tzatziki sauce is rich and creamy and really makes this recipe taste authentic. Yum!

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.
Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.
Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

Crock pot Chicken gyros ingredients:

  • boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • red onion sliced – half for cooking and half for topping 
  • carrots 
  • dried oregano
  • lemon
  • dried basil
  • minced garlic
  • dried thyme
  • chicken broth
  • pita bread
  • Tzatziki sauce
Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

How to make chicken gyros in the crock pot?

This is so easy! Just put everything in the crock pot. Cover and cook.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

Simple!

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

Shred the chicken and stir in. Keep reading for the full recipe.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

What to serve with slow cooker chicken gyros?

Serve the shredded chicken in a warmed pita and top with the homemade tzatziki sauce.  We also like to top each gyro with lettuce and tomatoes cucumber and it is so delicious.

Try a little feta cheese and that is so tasty as well!

You can add an extra drizzle of the tzatziki sauce if you love it as much as we do. It really is so delicious. You are going to love it!

We also love this chicken served as a Greek salad. Enjoy leftovers with a salad or if you are eating low carb.

The Green seasonings are so tasty and it is a great meal with a little red wine vinegar.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

You will need a crock pot for this chicken gyros recipe.

If you are in the market for something new, I really love my Ninja cooker. The nice thing about this is you can brown the meat in the same slow cooker for recipes that call for that.

It is so handy to just have the one pan to clean. It has become of my favorite kitchen appliances.

I also really like this crockpot as well.  I use this all the time and it’s great.

My favorite feature is that you can lock the lid down. This is awesome for when you need to take the crockpot somewhere.

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

I often use the slow cooker to take dishes to potluck events and this feature is amazing! There are several others on sale here.

Another favorite is this programmable crock pot  for when I am am not at home all day. I love coming home to a nice meal ready and waiting!

I also like to use crock pot liners to make clean up a breeze. These are worth every penny and save a ton of time.

You can also try Instant Pot Chicken Gyro recipe for a meal in the pressure cooker if you prefer.

Try Crock pot chicken gyros recipe for a budget friendly and easy dinner idea.

Chicken thighs are really inexpensive making this meal so frugal. We have also used chicken breasts instead of chicken thigh or even mixed both.

Just use what you have in the freezer or can get on sale. That’s what I do!

It really is so versatile and easy to adapt for what you have on hand. By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget. Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished.

I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for something else!

Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.

Print this slow cooker chicken gyros recipe below:

Crock pot Chicken gyros

5 from 2 votes
Crock pot chicken gyros recipe has a delicious tzatziki sauce and tons of tender chicken. This is an easy meal packed with flavor.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine Greek
Course Main Course
Calories 363
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 red onion sliced – half for cooking and half for topping
  • 2 large carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 lemon freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 6 pita bread
  • Tzatziki sauce- homemade sauce is here – https://www.eatingonadime.com/easy-crock-pot-beef-gyros-recipe/ – we want to link to the homemade tzatziki suace that will be posted soon

Instructions

  • Place everything in the crock pot minus the pita bread and tzatziki sauce.
  • Cover crock pot with lid and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Shred the chicken and stir in .
  • Serve on pitas with the tzatziki sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 363kcal, Carbohydrates 37g, Protein 36g, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 144mg, Sodium 462mg, Potassium 588mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 2g, Vitamin A 3433IU, Vitamin C 12mg, Calcium 90mg, Iron 3mg

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