DIY Recipe How to prepare Chicken Shawarma

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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Chicken Shawarma

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  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs

  • Malt vinegar

  • Plain yogurt

  • Vegetable oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Freshly ground cardamom

  • All spice

  • Tahini

  • Minced garlic

  • Lemon juice

  • Olive oil

  • Chopped fresh parsley

  • Tomatoes, thinly sliced

  • Sliced onion

  • Shredded lettuce

  • Bread rounds

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  • In a bowl, mix together the malt vinegar, yogurt, vegetable oil, mixed spice, cardamom, salt and pepper.

  • Place the chicken thighs into the mixture and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • In a small bowl, mix together the tahini, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and parsley.

  • Season with salt and pepper, taste, and adjust flavors if desired. Cover and refrigerate.

  • Cover the chicken and bake in the marinade for 30 minutes, turning once.

  • Uncover, and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is browned and cooked through.

  • Remove from the dish, and cut into slices.

  • Place sliced chicken, tomato, onion, and lettuce onto pita breads.

  • Roll up, and top with tahini sauce.

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