Super quick Yummy and Delicious recipe of Chicken Shawarma with Indian twist

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Chicken baked in a yoghurt marinade rolled up in pita bread and served with tahini or mayonnaise.
Chicken baked in a yoghurt marinade rolled up in pita bread and served with tahini or mayonnaise.

Shawarma is vastly popular across the middle-east, especially Lebanon. Chicken baked in a yoghurt marinade rolled up in pita bread and served with tahini or mayonnaise.

Recipe Servings: 8

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 50 Minutes

Total Cook Time: 01 Hour 05 Minutes

Ingredients Of Chicken Shawarma

  • 8 Boneless chicken thighs (skinless)

    Delicious recipe of Chicken Shawarma
    Delicious recipe of Chicken Shawarma

For the marinade:

  • 1/2 Cup Malt vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Plain yoghurt
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable oil
  • To taste Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Freshly ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp Allspice

For the sauce:

  • 1/2 Cup Tahini
  • 1/4 Cup Plain yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic (minced)
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh parsley, chopped
  • To taste Salt and pepper

For plating:

  • 4 Medium Tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, sliced
  • 4 Cups Lettuce, shredded
  • 8 Pita bread rounds

     Chicken Shawarma
    Chicken Shawarma

How to Make Chicken Shawarma

  1. In a glass baking dish, mix together the malt vinegar, 1/4 cup yoghurt, vegetable oil, mixed spice, cardamom, salt and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken thighs into the mixture and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the tahini, 1/4 cup yoghurt, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and parsley.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, taste, and adjust flavours if desired. Cover and refrigerate.
  6. Cover the chicken and bake in the marinade for 30 minutes, turning once.
  7. Uncover, and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is browned and cooked through.
  8. Remove from the dish, and cut into slices.
  9. Place sliced chicken, tomato, onion, and lettuce onto pita bread.
  10. Roll up, and top with tahini sauce.

 

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