Chicken Shawarma with Vegetables

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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 (for marinade)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin (ground)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil (for cooking)
  • 1 1/2 cup cabbage (shredded)
  • 1 cup cucumber (cut into strips)
  • 1 tomato (large, sliced)
  • avocado oil 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 the rest of the olive 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.

Products I recommend for this recipe

Curry Powder

Curry Powder
Cumin

Cumin
Cinnamon

Cinnamon
Olive Oil

Olive Oil
Garlic

Garlic
Lemon

Lemon
Avocado Mayo

Avocado Mayo
Persian Cucumbers

Persian Cucumbers
Organic Cabbage

Organic Cabbage
Tomatoes on the Vine

Tomatoes on the Vine
Ketchup

Ketchup
Burrito Size Tortillas

Burrito Size Tortillas

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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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