Chicken Gyros feature juicy seasoned tender chicken in pita bread with yogurt sauce, and this would be a perfect summer dinner choice whether you make it in the Instant Pot or the slow cooker! And be sure to serve the Gyros with cooling Tzatziki Sauce!
If you’ve ever eaten Gyros (pronounced yeer-ohs) in a Greek restaurant, then you can understand how this recipe for Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros would be so delicious when it’s just too hot to turn on the stove. Think juicy, tender seasoned chicken, piled into a piece of yummy warm pita bread, and of course it’s served covered with delicious homemade or purchased Tzatziki Sauce. For Friday Favorites we feature favorite recipes or dishes you might have missed, and if you’ve never made Gyros at home, add this to your must-cook list immediately!
Karen from 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking uses chicken thighs with onions and a blend of perfect spices to add flavor! You can make her Chicken Gyros quick and easy in the Instant Pot, or slow and easy in a slow cooker, either method ends with yummy dinner that everyone will love!
Ingredients for Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros :
- boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- olive oil
- lemon pepper
- juice from large lemon
- red wine vinegar
- Pita bread
- lettuce and tomatoes for toppings