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Chicken Shawarma Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken shawarma recipe? Learn how to make chicken shawarma using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dawsont0912

Makes 6 servings



Awesome Lebanese sandwich served in most Lebanese restaurants.

Recipe Ingredients for chicken shawarma

1.5 cup, chopped or diced Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
16 serving Malt Vinegar
0.25 cup (8 fl oz) Yogurt, Plain, Whole Milk, 8 Grams Protein Per 8 Ounce
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
0.25 tsp, ground Cardamom
8 tbsp Sesame Tahini Organic
0.25 cup (8 fl oz) Yogurt, Plain, Skim Milk, 13 Grams Protein Per 8 Ounce
.5 tsp Garlic
1/8 cup Lemon Juice
1 1tsp Olive Oil
0.17 cup Parsley
3 tomato Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
1/2 cup, chopped Onions
4 cup, shredded or chopped Lettuce, Iceberg

Recipe Directions for chicken shawarma

  1. In a glass baking dish, mix together the malt vinegar, 1/4 cup yogurt, vegetable oil, mixed spice, cardamom, salt and pepper. Place the chicken thighs into the mixture and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a small bowl, mix together the tahini, 1/4 cup yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper, taste, and adjust flavors if desired. Cover and refrigerate.

  3. Cover the chicken and bake in the marinade for 30 minutes, turning once. Uncover, and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is browned and cooked through. Remove from the dish, and cut into slices.

  4. Place sliced chicken, tomato, onion, and lettuce onto pita breads. Roll up, and top with the tahini sauce.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 461.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
147
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.3g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
42mg
2%
Potassium
284mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
11.6g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
14.1g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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