Chicken Shawarma with Vegetables

(mydeliciousmeals.com)
Shawarma is a popular Middle Eastern fast food. This Chicken Shawarma is made with cabbage, cucumber and tomato. Can be served in a pita or rolled up in lavash.
Chicken Shawarma with Vegetables

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast halves (washed and sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin (ground)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cup cabbage (shredded)
  • 1 cup cucumber (cut into strips)
  • 1 tomato (large, sliced)
  • mayonnaise
  • 4 roll ups (lavash or pita)
  • ketchup
Yield:
shawarmas
Prep time:
35 minutes
Cook time:
10 minutes
Total time:
45 minutes
Yield: 4 shawarmas | Prep time: 35 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes

Instructions

1. Prepare marinade for chicken. In a medium bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, curry, salt, cumin, pepper and cinnamon.
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2. Add chicken to the marinade, toss to coat and let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.
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3. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken for 5 minutes per side, until it's golden brown on both sides.
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4. To assemble the shawarma, place some of the shredded cabbage on each flatbread roll up, top with some mayo and ketchup.
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5. Place chicken, then cucumber strips and spread some mayo over the cucumber.
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6. Top with tomato slices and roll up.
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7. Warm up in microwave and serve.

Comments

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Delicious and EASY!

dcmom October 16, 2013 9:06 AM
Like to have some wraps for my lunch and consume these pretty frequently. My husband could eat these every day )
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Better than anticipated

marianne October 11, 2013 2:13 PM
My family absolutely loved this. I did use Ranch dressing instead of the mayo and warmed my lavash before rolling it up. Great taste!
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Interesting idea for snack!

jfox October 9, 2013 4:20 PM
I had doubts about chicken and mayo but it turned out great. Used wheat roll ups from Costco. I'm sure I will make shawarma again some time!
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