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Can be prepared with Beef or Lamb

Chicken Marinade Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. Greek yogurt
  • ½ c. Tahina
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • Salt
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

FOR SERVING : Pita bread, warmed, Chopped romaine, Chopped parsley, Cherry tomatoes, halved, Cucumber, thinly sliced, Sliced onions

Cooking Steps:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, garlic, and seasonings. Add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 425° and grease a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Cover baking Sheet with sliced onion. Place chicken on onions in the baking sheet. Bake until chicken is golden and cooked through, 30 minutes. Let chicken rest on cutting board for 5 minutes, before thinly slicing it.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, tahini, lemon juice, oil, and garlic. Season with salt and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Top warmed pitas with chicken, onion, romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, and sauce.

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