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Homemade shawarma recipe

Homemade shawarma recipe

This recipe is a Turkish variation of shawarma. It is easy to make and its characteristic feature is that chicken is its main ingredient. Preparing and eating this shawarma will make you feel like you are in Istanbul.

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Ingredients

number of servings
4

Dürüm

  • 2 large wheat tortillas Added to
  • 2 chicken breast Added to
  • lettuce Added to
  • red onion Added to
  • carrot Added to
  • red cabbage Added to
  • tomato Added to
  • sour pickles Added to

Marinade

  • 1 onion Added to
  • 2 tablespoon white Greek yogurt Added to
  • 4 teaspoon tomato concentrate Added to
  • 1 teaspoon salt Added to
  • 2 tablespoon dried oregano Added to
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder Added to
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Added to
  • 1 teaspoon butter Added to

White sauce

  • 4 tablespoon greek yoghurt Added to
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise Added to
  • 12 Juice of lemon Added to
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil Added to
  • 1 teaspoon fresh coriander leaves Added to
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder Added to
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder Added to
  • ground black pepper Added to
  • salt Added to

Red sauce

  • 2 tablespoon greek yoghurt Added to
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper paste Added to
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger Added to
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar Added to
  • ground black pepper Added to
  • salt Added to
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Directions

60 min.
1. Step

Crush an onion

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
2. Step

Strain well.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

Add Greek yoghurt, tomato paste, salt, oregano, cumin, black pepper and butter to the remaining water. Mix well until a paste is formed.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
4. Step

Place the breasts between two pieces of paper and beat them with a mixer.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
5. Step

Put them in the bowl with the marinade and mix well to make sure all the chicken is coated.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

Roll out a piece of cling film and place the chicken breasts in layers. Roll up into a kind of roll.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
7. Step

Wrap in cling film and leave in the freezer until the next day.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
8. Step

In a bowl, add natural Greek yoghurt, mayonnaise, the juice of half a lemon, extra virgin olive oil, chopped coriander or dill, salt, black pepper, cumin and garlic. Mix and set aside.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
9. Step

In another bowl, put plain Greek yoghurt, pepper paste, salt, grated ginger, black pepper, chilli flakes and vinegar. Mix well and set aside.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
10. Step

Remove the chicken from the freezer and cut into thin strips.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
11. Step

In a frying pan, put a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and the pieces we have cut.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
12. Step

Cook on both sides.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
13. Step

Place a giant omelette on aluminium foil. Then, brush the omelette with the red sauce, like a stripe in the centre, without reaching the outside.

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14. Step

Add a generous amount of finely chopped iceberg lettuce.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
15. Step

Add some red onion, grated carrot, red cabbage, some diced tomato and some pickled gherkin strips.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
16. Step

Add the chicken and white sauce

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
17. Step

Roll up.

Homemade shawarma recipe - preparation step 1
18. Step

Serve with hummus and chips. Enjoy this Turkish version of shawarma!

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