Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma
Chicken Shawarma
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Shawarma is a Middle Eastern dish of garlicky meat or poultry served on pitas. This chicken version is flavored with a savory yogurt sauce. This quick and easy chicken recipe is one the whole family will love. It adds some flair to the usual, plain grilled chicken. This chicken will also make the perfect next-day lunch. 

    Ingredients

    • none Chicken:
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon curry powder
    • 2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 3 none garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 16 (3-inch) strips
    • none Sauce:
    • 1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt (such as Fage)
    • 2 tablespoons tahini
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 none garlic clove, minced
    • none Remaining ingredients:
    • none Cooking spray
    • 4 none (6-inch) pitas
    • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
    • 8 none (1/4-inch-thick) tomato slices

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 568 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 20.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 105 mg 34.89%
    • Sodium: 1434 mg 59.73%
    • Calcium: 156 mg 15.59%
    • Potassium: 856 mg 24.47%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.63%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 62 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.32%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 46 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 17.79%
    • Vitamin C 10.9%
    • Vitamin D 0.59%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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