Spicy Chicken Shawarma

May 13, 2014

Entice your family to dinner with chicken shawarma from I Eat Therefore I Cook.  Boneless skinless chicken breasts are rubbed with a handful of spices including cumin, turmeric, onion and garlic powder, and pepper. They are baked in the oven and then served in a warm pita with hummus, tomatoes, and tzatziki sauce. Garlic scented rice and roasted spiced carrots are served alongside.  This meal will easily become a family favorite.

Chicken Shawarma
Recipe Submitted to Foodista

For the Chicken:
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp Turmeric
1 Tbsp Cumin
1 Tbsp Onion Powder
1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
1 Tbsp Ground Pepper
1 Tbsp Salt
Juice of 1/2 a lemon

For the Carrots:
8 small carrots
1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
1 Tbsp Onion Powder
1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tbsp Olive Oil

For the Rice:
1 cup long grain rice
1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 onion, minced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp Turmeric 
1 Tbsp Cumin
1 Tbsp Ground Pepper
2 Cups Low Sodium Chicken Broth
Juice of 1/2 a lemon

For the Garnish:
Pita Chips
Naan Bread or Pita Bread
1/2 cup Hummus
1/2 cup Parsley, roughly chopped
16 Cherry Tomatoes, halved

For the Tzatziki:
1/2 cup Greek Yogurt
2 Tbsp Fresh Dill
1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
1 Tbsp Pepper

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