Shonda C.: "An exquisite chicken meal that the entire family…" Read More
17Ingredients
500Calories
45Minutes

Shwarma is a tantalizing dish that is packed with aromatic flavors. This traditional dish is served either over rice or in a pita. Ingredients for this recipe include boneless skinless chicken breasts, paprika, ground cumin, ground cayenne pepper, garlic salt, lime, garlic, ground black pepper, olive oil, cooking spray, onions, green bell pepper, pita bread, and light sour cream. Fix the meat ahead of time and it is a perfect hearty lunch or quick dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts (medium)
  • 1 tablespoon paprika (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 lime
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • cooking spray
  • 1 onion (cut into half-moons)
  • 1 green bell pepper (julienned)
  • 2 pita breads
  • 1/3 cup light sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 lime
  • salt and ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Mix the paprika, cumin, cayenne, garlic salt, lime juice, garlic, olive oil, and pepper together. Marinate the chicken in this mixture for approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Heat cooking spray in a skillet and brown the chicken on both sides. Remove from skillet and let cool. Cut into thin diagonal slices.
  3. Spray the skillet with cooking spray and saute the onion and pepper, stirring constantly and scraping the bits left from the chicken.
  4. Add the chicken back to the skillet once the onion is cooked and cook for 3 more minutes.
  5. Make the dressing by whisking together the sour cream, paprika, lime, salt, and black pepper.
  6. Open each pita bread, fill with chicken and vegetables and drizzle with dressing.
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NutritionView more

500Calories
Sodium21%DV500mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein71%DV36g
Carbs20%DV61g
Fiber48%DV12g

PER SERVING *

Calories500Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol90mg30%
Sodium500mg21%
Potassium1090mg31%
Protein36g71%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate61g20%
Dietary Fiber12g48%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Shonda C. 7 Jun 2015
An exquisite chicken meal that the entire family got to enjoy. I really enjoyed the tenderness and juice that the chicken had and it had a variety of flavors. I plan to whip up this recipe many times in the future and would rate it at 5 stars,