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Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time

20-25 mins

Chicken shawarma is extremely popular fast food and has very flavourful taste. As a meal, it is served as a sandwich, stuffed in pita bread with lettuce,tomatoes, onions, pickles, olives and sauces. Chicken shawarma is cooked in most Lebanese, Syrian, and Jordanian countries. You can serve it with both tahini sauce or hummus.
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Source:  Chef Gulzar Hussain in Live at 9 on Masala TV Channel
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  • Chicken 200 gm (boneless)
  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Vinegar 2 tbsp
  • BBQ masala 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Crushed black pepper 1 tsp
  • Garlic 2 cloves
  • Salt to-taste
  • For Sauce:
  • Sesame paste 1/2 cup
  • Garlic 2 cloves
  • Lemon juice 1/4 cup
  • Yogurt 2 tbsp
  • For Filling:
  • Chilli pickle 1 cup
  • Cucumber pickle 1/2 cup
  • Onion 1
  • Pita bread 4
  • Cucumber 1
  • Tomato 1
  • Lettuce 3-4
  • Green/black olives 1 cup (sliced)
  • Olive oil 2-3 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Cut chicken pieces into thin slices.

  2. Heat up oil in a pan.

  3. Add chicken pieces and garlic cloves, fry well.

  4. Now add yogurt, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and bbq spices, fry it till dry.

  5. Chicken is ready now remove from heat and dish out in a platter.

  6. Method for sauce: In a bowl put sesame paste, lemon juice, yogurt and garlic mix well.

  7. Then fry it little.

  8. Remove from heat, pour sauce in a bowl.

  9. For Salad: Cut tomato and cucumber into thin slices.

  10. Cut ice burg leaves into stripes and put it in a bowl.

  11. Then add sliced tomato, sliced cucumber and lettuce leaves in it.

  12. Now add olive oil, cucumber and chilli pickle.

  13. Salad is ready.

  14. For filling:  Apply little oil in pan and toast the pita bread lightly.

  15. Now open the pita pockets, put the chicken mixture, sauce, olives and salad.

  16. Delicious chicken shawerma is ready. Serve hot.

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Comments posted by users for Chicken Shawarma recipe:

  1. superb

    on Dec 11 2012 5:15AM Report Abuse VIVEK SAWANT
  2. superb

    on Aug 21 2011 8:30AM Report Abuse PRINCESS_AINA3132@HOTMAIL.COM
  3. luv it

    on Jul 28 2011 11:34AM Report Abuse MARVA
  4. really a delicious recipe....

    on Jul 27 2011 3:13PM Report Abuse MEHK
  5. I try your recipie yesterday it was fabulous.

    on Dec 23 2010 9:24AM Report Abuse KHANAN

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