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Slow-Cooker Chicken Gyro Boats

 11 Ratings
11 Comments
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Make any night Greek night with these easy gyros made in the slow cooker and stuffed into Old El Paso™ Taco Boats™ Soft Flour Tortillas.

Tieghan Gerard Recipe by Tieghan Gerard
July 2, 2015

Ingredients

Chicken

2
lb boneless skinless chicken breast (or use skinless thighs)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped or grated
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
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

16
oz Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1/2
English (hothouse) cucumber or 1 regular cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced small
2
to 3 cloves garlic, grated or finely 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

Tortillas and Toppings

8
Old El Paso™ Taco Boats™ Soft Flour Tortillas
1
red onion, sliced
1
cup grape tomatoes, sliced
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)

Directions

  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add all Chicken ingredients to slow cooker; stir. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or on High heat setting 4 to 6 hours.
  • 2 Meanwhile, make Tzatziki. Pour any liquid off the surface of the Greek yogurt. In medium bowl, stir together all Tzatziki ingredients except oil. Drizzle 1 tablespoon oil over top. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving to allow flavors to meld.
  • 3 Remove cooked chicken from slow cooker, and shred with 2 forks. Divide chicken among tortillas. Top each with Tzatziki, red onion, grape tomatoes and feta cheese.

Expert Tips

I find it best to use full fat Greek yogurt for this, but 2% works as well. You want the yogurt to be thick, so if your Greek yogurt seems thin, strain it through a fine mesh strainer.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe.
Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.

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