Take the street meat experience home with tender grilled chicken sandwiches. The mix of garlic, onion, chili, turmeric, warm spices like ginger and coriander, and much more all combine into a dynamite blend inspired by Middle Eastern flavors that you’ll reach for over and over again. No matter what type of meat you use, you’re just one shake away from stuffed pita greatness.
Note: This recipe is a part of our shortcut spice sampler series for flavorful meals in a pinch. Try the rest: Jamaican Jerk Shrimp & Corn, Loaded Sheet Pan Fries with Cracked Black Pepper & Citrus, and Chili-Garlic Mushroom Noodles with Fried Eggs.
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 tablespoons Shawarma-Style Seasoning
4 tablespoons olive oil
½ head romaine lettuce, shredded
1 medium Persian cucumber, diced
2 medium tomatoes, diced
½ red onion, thinly sliced
+ pita or flatbread, for serving
+ yogurt sauce, for serving (recipe follows)
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon chopped fresh oregano (or ¼ teaspoon dried)
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Transport yourself to a beachside BBQ with warm 'n' spicy grilled goodness.
A vegetarian dish that's still hearty, meaty, and has a Pepper-approved level of heat.
Go ahead and have fries for dinner.