Thursday, May 19, 2011

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Fresh pita bread
4 pcs whole dill pickle (cut lengthwise)
french fries
garlic spread

Marinade for chicken:

2 lb. boneless chicken (cut into pieces)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground green cardamoms
3/4 tsp allspice
1/2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tbsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp crushed red chilli
1 1/2 tsp salt
4 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Ingredients for garlic sauce:

2 whole garlic bulbs
1 tsp salt
1 cup corn oil
3 tbsp lemon juice


1. Wash the chicken pieces pat dry. Place the chicken pieces in a bowl.
     Mix all the spices with lemon juice to make thick paste. Rub the paste
     over the chicken pieces thoroughly.

2. Marinate it for 5-6 hours at room temperature over night in the refrigerator

3. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Grease a baking dish with oil
    put chicken pieces in skin side down, and bake it for about 20 minutes.

4. Take it out, turn them over & bake for 10-15 minutes or until the
     chicken is tender

5. Remove  the skin and shred the chicken with a sharp knife.
    Put the shredded chicken  in the baking dish . Sprinkle 1 tsp of
     sumac and mix well.

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