Chicken Shawarma

Chef Mac demonstrates his recipe on the Saturday Morning News, April 22, 2017

Chicken Shawarma

2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast diced

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 cup onion chopped

1 tbs curry 

2 tsp cumin

2 tsp paprika

1 tsp allspice

3/4 tsp turmeric

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp cinnamon

Pinch of cayenne

Salt and black pepper

1/2 cup coconut milk 

1/4 cup Greek yogurt 


Serve inside a pita with shredded lettuce and tzatziki sauce


Blend spices together in a separate bowl and set aside


Using a medium heat add olive oil to your saute pan and add diced chicken. Saute for 3-4 minutes, add onions and blended spices. Continue to saute until chicken is cooked all the way through. 


Turn up to a medium high heat and add coconut milk and Greek yogurt. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes stirring constantly. If you like it spicy add more cayenne and cumin. 


Remove from heat and serve inside a pita with lettuce and tzatziki sauce

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