Recipe: Shawarma with pita bread

  • Updated: June 26, 2013 - 2:38 PM

Grilled chicken shawarma with homemade grilled pita bread √

Serves 8.

Note: Although making your own pita bread is easy, and fun to do with the kids, if time is of the essence, store-bought will work fine. From Meredith Deeds.

Marinade:

• 1/2 c. yogurt

• 2 tbsp. lemon juice

• 4 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

• 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

• 1/2 tsp. ground cumin

• 1/2 tsp. ground allspice

• 1/4 tsp. salt

For sandwiches

2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs

8 rounds Grilled Pita Bread (recipe follows) or store-bought pita, warmed on the grill

• Thinly sliced cucumbers

• Thinly sliced onions

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