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Instant Pot Chicken Gyros

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 4 persons

Ingredients

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 small white onion
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Garnish: red onion
  • Garnish: cucumber slices
  • Side: pita bread or naan bread
  • Side: tzatziki sauce

Instructions

  • Slice the onions into half-moons.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, red wine vinegar, minced garlic and oregano.
  • Place the chicken breasts in the Instant Pot insert and sprinkle the onions around them. Season with a few pinches of salt and pepper. Pour the lemon juice mixture over the top. Add in 1/2 cup hot water.
  • Cook on High, Manual mode for 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Let naturally release for at least 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, shred the chicken with the sauce and keep on warm mode until ready to serve. Strain before adding to the pita or naan bread.
  • Prepare the garnish and tzatziki sauce.
  • Serve Instant Pot Chicken Gyros on pita or naan, with red onion and/or cucumber garnish and tzatziki sauce.
  • Slow Cooker Directions:Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and sprinkle the onions around them. Season with a few pinches of salt and pepper. Pour the lemon juice mixture over the top. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken with the sauce. Strain before adding to the pita or naan bread.