Make an extremely delicious middle eastern style chicken taco, a Shawarma by just marinating chicken with a handful of common but still exotic spices. Wrap this full-flavored chicken into the shawarma wraps or serve with the fresh salad and pilaf for a simple lunch or fast weeknight meals. Smart Recipes, Middle Eastern Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Recipes Chicken Middle Eastern Chicken Shawarma Chicken Shawarma Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT30M Serves 4 2 Large Garlic Clove 2/3 Tablespoon Ground Coriander 3/4 Tablespoon Ground Cumin 2/3 Tablespoon Ground Cardamom 2/3 Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper 1 1/3 Teaspoons Smoked Paprika 1 1/3 Teaspoons Salt 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Large Lemon 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 1/2 Pounds Boneless Chicken Thighs 2/3 Cup Greek Yoghurt 2/3 Cloves Garlic 4 N/A Pita Breads In a large resealable bag, combine the minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of the coriander, 1 tablespoon of the cumin and 1 tablespoon of the cardamom, the salt & black pepper, half of the fresh lemon juice, the lemon zest, oil, and the chicken thighs. Stir to combine, marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Preheat a grill pan over medium-high heat and grill the chicken for 4 minutes per side. Set aside to rest for at least 5 minutes, and dice into bite-sized pieces. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, minced garlic, the remaining fresh lemon juice, 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin and stir to combine. Arrange the diced chicken on fresh pita bread, and top with a healthy dollop of the yogurt sauce. Garnish with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and onions if desired.

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma Recipe


Make an extremely delicious middle eastern style chicken taco, a Shawarma by just marinating chicken with a handful of common but still exotic spices. Wrap this full-flavored chicken into the shawarma wraps or serve with the fresh salad and pilaf for a simple lunch or fast weeknight meals.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Middle Eastern

Protein

Chicken

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

4

Total Time

30 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 2 Large Garlic Clove (Minced)
      • 2/3 Tablespoon Ground Coriander
      • 3/4 Tablespoon Ground Cumin (Divided)
      • 2/3 Tablespoon Ground Cardamom
      • 2/3 Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper
      • 1 1/3 Teaspoons Smoked Paprika
      • 1 1/3 Teaspoons Salt
      • 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
      • 1 Large Lemon (Zested & Juiced)
      • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
      • 1 1/2 Pounds Boneless Chicken Thighs
      • 2/3 Cup Greek Yoghurt
      • 2/3 Cloves Garlic (Crushed)
      • 4 Pita Breads

Directions

  1. In a large resealable bag, combine the minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of the coriander, 1 tablespoon of the cumin and 1 tablespoon of the cardamom, the salt & black pepper, half of the fresh lemon juice, the lemon zest, oil, and the chicken thighs. Stir to combine, marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat a grill pan over medium-high heat and grill the chicken for 4 minutes per side. Set aside to rest for at least 5 minutes, and dice into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, minced garlic, the remaining fresh lemon juice, 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin and stir to combine.
  4. Arrange the diced chicken on fresh pita bread, and top with a healthy dollop of the yogurt sauce. Garnish with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and onions if desired.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

440.0 kcal

Carbs

35.0 g

Fat

15.0 g

Protein

38.0 g

Cost Per Serving

$2.56

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