Chicken Shwarma

Chicken Shwarma

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Kathy Sheets 7

"We love chicken shwarma, and have been trying to duplicate it ever since our area's Middle Eastern restaurant closed. The closest we have been able to come is by using garam masala, a spice mixture you can find in some specialty grocery stores. "
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Ingredients

20 m servings 242 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 25.8 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt clarified butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Sprinkle one side of chicken pieces with garam masala and place seasoned side down in hot butter. Sprinkle top of chicken pieces with more garam masala and saute for 5 minutes.
  2. Turn chicken pieces, adding more butter as needed, and saute for 5 to 10 minutes more, or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside.

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Most helpful positive review

Shwarma is a middle eastern dish and this recipe though not traditional is very good. After the chicken is done saute sliced onion and green bell pepper in the clarified butter until onions chan...

Most helpful critical review

I recommend cooking the chicken with chopped onions and garlic. Add a few whole cloves, just remember not to eat them. Add some chilli powder if you want it a bit hotter. Once the chicken has co...

Shwarma is a middle eastern dish and this recipe though not traditional is very good. After the chicken is done saute sliced onion and green bell pepper in the clarified butter until onions chan...

Very good and very easy to make. Like other reviewers I sauted an onion and green pepper with additional garam masala. Also, I didn't have clarified butter (I only had Country Crock and I wasn...

This recipes is fantastic! It's easy to make and tastes fabulous - a nice change from day-to-day chicken. I ran out of garam masala and substituted with mutton masala - it tasted even better. Th...

I recommend cooking the chicken with chopped onions and garlic. Add a few whole cloves, just remember not to eat them. Add some chilli powder if you want it a bit hotter. Once the chicken has co...

A great addition to any meal; rice; pasta; veggies

This chicken is delicious!!!

You can easily clarify butter by slowly melting it in a frying pan and skimming off the solids that float on top of the clarified butterfat, though to prevent my regular butter from scorching I ...

I served this dish to my non-Indian friends, and they loved it. I loved it for its ease in preparing. I did put in a bit of tamarind paste, though.

Another good idea is going to Glatt (kosher) Markets and buying Shwarma powder. Chicken breast with olive oil and Shwarma powder are good mix when making Middle Eastern food taste authentic.