Sada El Balad : Chicken Shawarma (طباعة)
Chicken Shawarma
آخر تحديث: الأحد 31/03/2019 09:29 ص
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For the marinade:
4 tbsp of Olive Oil
Juice of 1 Lemon
2 tsp of Cumin Seeds
2 tsp of Coriander Seeds
1 tsp of Smoked Paprika
1 tsp of Ground Cardamom
3 Cloves of Garlic، minced
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs

For the Yogurt Sauce:
1 cup of Greek Yogurt
2 Cloves of Garlic، finely minced
½ tsp of Ground Cumin
1 Tbsp of Olive Oil
Pinch of Salt
Zest and Juice of ½ of a lemon

For serving:
Diced Tomatoes
Diced Cucumbers
Red Onion
Green Leaf Lettuce

Add the cumin seeds and coriander seeds in a dry skillet and toast over medium heat until they become fragrant، add them to a pestle and mortar and start grinding to pulverize them، then add the paprika and cardamom، mash them along with the garlic cloves، olive oil and salt in the mortar and pestle along with the whole spice.
Add the spice mixture along with the lemon juice in a large bowl، add the chicken to the marinade and make sure it’s well coated in the marinade، cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight
Grill the chicken on an outdoor grill (or indoor grill pan if it’s easier) until fully cooked through، about 4 minutes per side، then allow it to rest for a few minutes while you make the sauce.
In a bowl، mix together all of the ingredients for the yogurt sauce، then serve it with the chicken in warm pita breads with some chopped tomatoes، cucumbers، red onion and some lettuce.