Still not sure What is Chicken Shawarma made of? Well, then you will know once you checked out this Chicken Shawarma recipe.
What is a Shawarma
Shawarma is a popular Middle Eastern dish consisting of meat cut into thin slices, stacked in a cone-like shape, and roasted on a slowly-turning vertical rotisserie or spit. Originally made with lamb or mutton, it is now also made of chicken, turkey, beef, or veal. Thin slices are shaved off the cooked surface as it continuously rotates. Shawarma is one of the world’s most popular street foods, especially in Egypt, the countries of the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, and the rest of the Middle East.
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp. oil
- 1 cup lukewarm water
- 2 tsp instant yeast
- 5 fillets
- 2 tbsp. Aminas Tikka marinade
- ½ cup plain yogurt
- ¼ cup Nandos Bushveld braai sauce
- 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste
- 1 tsp masala
- Salt and pepper
- Sift flour and then add salt and yeast
- Add oil and water
- Combine to make a soft dough
- Knead for 5 minutes
- Place in a bowl, cover with cling wrap
- Leave to rise for an hour
- Then gently punch it down
- Break into 6 pieces and roll into balls
- Cover, leave to rest for 30 minutes
- Roll out very gently
- Roll into about half a cm thickness
- Cook on a hot non-stick pan or Tawa
- Marinate the fillet in the marinade, yogurt, braai sauce, garlic paste, masala, salt, pepper, and thyme.
- Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hrs
- Cook in the oven at 180C for 1 hr, covered in foil
- Then shred the cooked chicken
- Mix with mayonnaise or sauce when you're filling the pita bread
- You can add caramelized onions as well.
Prepared, tried, and tested Jennifer Govender Bisnath from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs
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Amount Per Serving Calories 338Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 4mgSodium 1495mgCarbohydrates 42gFiber 3gSugar 6gProtein 9g
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