Chicken Shawarma
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 6
  • Chicken thigh(s) : 12 whole
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • Smoked paprika : 1 Tsp
  • Green chilli(s) : 2 whole
  • Ground cumin : 1 Tsp
  • Olive oil : 3 Tbsp
  • Garlic clove(s) : 2 whole
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  1. Preheat the oven to 200'C.
  2. Peel the garlic cloves and roughly chop.
  3. Roughly dice the green chillies.
  4. Zest the lemon.
  5. Add the smoked paprika, olive oil, garlic and lemon zest. Blitz all of these ingredients together in the food processor until you have a rough paste. Add more olive oil if needed.Spread this marinade all over the chicken.
  6. Roast the thighs in the oven for 20 minutes until cooked through.
  7. Once the chicken is cooked, allow it to cool and then cut it into thin slices.
  8. Take a wrap and smear on a generous amount of mint yogurt dip, top with the chicken and finish with red cabbage and spring onion. Roll the wrap around the filling and serve immediately.
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