Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Recipe

Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki – 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!


  • 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


  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.

Keywords: chicken recipes, slow cooker