Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma Pita Sandwiches with Cucumber Sauce
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Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma Pitas

Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma Pitas with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce are so healthy and easy to make, you will be making this chicken dinner recipe again and again!
Course Entree
Cuisine Lebanese, middle eastern
Keyword chicken shawarma in slow cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 190kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne optional
  • 1 lemon juiced about 1/4 cup
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • whole wheat pita pockets
  • Cucumber Laban sliced tomatoes and sliced red onion - to serve, Lebanese Yogurt Sauce


  • Place the yogurt, chicken broth, spices and lemon juice in the slow cooker insert and whisk well.
  • Add chicken to the slow cooker and toss to coat with the spiced yogurt mixture.
  • Heat on low for four hours or high for two hours. Shred chicken and and stuff inside pita pockets. Serve with Cucumber Laban , tomato and onion slices


Nutrition Facts do not include toppings or cucumber sauce. You can find nutrition facts for the sauce on the recipe.
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Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.5g | Protein: 24.2g | Fat: 3.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 392mg | Fiber: 7.5g | Sugar: 2.7g