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Spiced Chicken Wrap

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A spiced chicken wrap with the traditional flavor of Shawarma.

Your family will think you spent all day preparing this traditional flavored dish. 

Shawarma-Spiced Chicken Wraps

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes

Ingredients

Marinade Ingredients

  • 2 - 3 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Ground Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper to taste

Meat

  • 6 Chicken Thighs Boneless and Skinless
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Greek Yogurt Dressing

  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Clove Garlic Grated
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Dill
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste

Wrap

  • Bibb or Romaine Lettuce Leaves
  • Tomato Slices
  • Cucumber Slices

Instructions

Directions:

  • In a medium bowl, combine garlic, spices, lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and whisk to combine.
  • Place chicken thighs in a large, sealable plastic bag and pour marinade mixture on top. Seal the bag and gently turn to thoroughly coat chicken. Place in the refrigerator for several hours to overnight.
  • To prepare the yogurt sauce, combine all ingredients in a glass or other non-reactive bowl and stir to combine. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from bag and discard remaining marinade. Add the chicken to the hot skillet and brown on each side, approximately 2 minutes per side. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  • Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking until chicken is cooked through, approximately 6-7 minutes per side. Remove from heat and let cool for several minutes.
  • Slice chicken and arrange on lettuce leaves and top with tomatoes and cucumbers. Drizzle with Greek yogurt dressing and serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!