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Chicken Shawarma



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Chicken Shawarma

  • 1000 grams skinless chicken thigh fillets
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 5 sprig coriander
  • 1 level tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 level tbsp ground cardamom
  • 1 level tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 level tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 level tsp salt
  • to taste ground black pepper
  • 2 level tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 level tbsp olive oil
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Dice chicken into 2cm by 2cm pieces
  2. Set chicken aside
  3. Marinade
  4. Place garlic and corriander in TM bowl and chop on speed 5 for 5 seconds
  5. Scrape down bowl and repeat
  6. Add all remaining ingredients into TM bowl and mix on speed 2 for 10 seconds
  7. Add diced chicken, Gentle stir setting stir for 30 seconds
  8. Repeat until chicken is covered in marinade
  9. Cook
  10. Heat fry pan to medium to high
  11. Add chicken and cook until ready

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Fresh corriander can be replaced by 1 tbsp of ground corriander

Serve with tomato and onion salad, in a wrap or with rice.

Chicken can be replaced with lamb

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  • make this all the time , thanks!!

    Submitted by davwar on 17. June 2020 - 17:18.

    make this all the time , thanks!!

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  • Great recipe!...

    Submitted by MessyChef1 on 25. February 2020 - 08:22.

    Great recipe!

    I added a 2 cm piece of ginger and 2 tsp of garam masala to the mixture then grilled the chicken to give a crispy finish, served on a bed of salad and topped off with garlic mayonaisse. Perfect!

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  • Delicious and easy! Everyone loved it. I just put...

    Submitted by Jillllij on 10. December 2019 - 19:04.

    Delicious and easy! Everyone loved it. I just put in less cayenne for my personal taste. Thanks for sharing!

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