Saturday, April 23, 2011

Chicken Shawarma Recipe - How to Make Chicken Shawarma


The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Chicken Shawarma Recipe.  Enjoy Middle Eastern barbecue and learn how to make Chicken Shawarma.

YIELD: 4 servings
PREP TIME:45 MINUTES

Ingredients

Chicken:
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon curry powder
2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 16 (3-inch) strips

Sauce:
1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt (such as Fage)
2 tablespoons tahini
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 garlic clove, minced

Remaining ingredients:
Cooking spray
4 (6-inch) pitas
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
8 (1/4-inch-thick) tomato slices

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. To prepare chicken, combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add chicken to bowl; toss well to coat. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes.

3. To prepare sauce, combine yogurt and next 4 ingredients (through 1 garlic clove), stirring with a whisk.

4. Thread 2 chicken strips onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Place kebabs on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until done.

5. Place pitas on grill rack; grill 1 minute on each side or until lightly toasted. Place 1 pita on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1/4 cup lettuce and 2 tomato slices. Top each serving with 4 chicken pieces; drizzle each serving with 2 tablespoons sauce.

David Bonom, Cooking Light
JULY 2008

More Arabic Food Recipes:

Spicy Chicken Shawarma Salad
Middle Eastern Chicken Shawarma
Lamb Shawarma
Tzatziki, chicken and tabouli wraps
Chickpea Burgers & Tahini Sauce
Meatball Sandwiches

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