Chicken shawarma is a garlicky Middle-Eastern dish. While it’s often served in a pita, it‘s equally delicious served on a bed of romaine and topped with cucumbers, tomatoes, and feta. This easy-to-make dish will become a favorite go-to on those extra-busy nights.
Calories202 Per Serving
Protein27g Per Serving
Fiber3g Per Serving
|Total Fat||6.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||9 g|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g|
2 vegetable, 3 lean meat
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 small onion (chopped)
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, all visible fat discarded, cut into 1/2 x 2-inch strips
1/2 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
4 medium garlic cloves (minced)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon black pepper ((coarsely ground preferred))
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 medium unpeeled cucumber, sliced, and 1/2 medium unpeeled cucumber, chopped, divided use
1 medium tomato, sliced, and 1 medium tomato, chopped, divided use
2 cups torn romaine lettuce
2 tablespoons minced, fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
2 tablespoons crumbled, low-fat feta cheese
Heat the oil in the pressure cooker on sauté. Cook the onion for 3 minutes, or until soft, stirring frequently. Add the chicken. Cook the chicken for 4 to 6 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Turn off the pressure cooker.
Stir in the broth, garlic, cumin, paprika, turmeric, pepper, and salt. Secure the lid. Cook on high pressure for 4 minutes. Quickly release the pressure.
Arrange as follows on a platter: the sliced cucumber, sliced tomato, and romaine. Using a slotted spoon, place the chicken on the romaine. Top with the remaining chopped cucumber and chopped tomato. Sprinkle with the parsley and feta.
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