Crock Pot Greek Chicken Pitas

crock pot greek chicken pitas are super-easy to make and the chicken has an amazing flavor to it. These were so yummy that my family requested that I make them again, but this time make a double batch. They were that GOOD!

Crock Pot Greek Chicken Pitas

  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast tenderloins (my package weighed 1.15 lbs.)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lemon pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1 (5.3 oz.) container of plain yogurt (I was only able to find plain yogurt in the Greek variety, so that is what I used)
  • 1 package of pita pocket breads, any variety
  • 1 tomato, diced into chunks
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced into chunks
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 c. water or chicken broth

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 1: Slice up your onion and mince your garlic.

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 2: In your crock pot, put your chicken breasts tenderloins in. Then add the sliced onion and minced garlic. Finally, add all of your spices (lemon pepper, oregano and allspice).

*Note: You can substitute boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Cook the same way.

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 3: Mix everything together, making sure to coat the chicken with the seasoning.

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 4: Add 1/2 cup of water or chicken broth (I used water). Cover and cook on low 4-6 hours. (I cooked the full six hours).

Step 5: Before it is almost done cooking, dice up the tomato and cucumber into chunks and thinly slice the red bell pepper.

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 6: When the chicken is done cooking, remove it from the crock pot and shred it. (DO NOT RETURN IT TO THE CROCK POT)

*Note: The picture shows some of the chicken not shredded. I wanted you to see the pretty coloring on the chicken. At the bottom of the plate you will see what the shredded chicken should look like.

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 7: Stir the container of yogurt into the onion/garlic mixture that is inside of the crock pot. Mix well so that all of the yogurt is incorporated.

*Note: If you don’t want to use yogurt, you can use sour cream.

crock pot greek chicken pitasStep 8: Heat pita bread in your microwave for about 20-25 seconds for each 1/2. Spoon the shredded chicken into the warm pita bread. With a spoon, spread some of the onion/garlic mixture onto the chicken. Top with the tomato and cucumber chunks, along with the red bell pepper strips.

*This recipe is very versatile to what your family likes to eat especially with the toppings. You could use Feta cheese, shredded lettuce, sliced red onion and yellow pepper.

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