Chicken Shawarmas

Chicken Shawarmas

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Luke Summers 4

"These taste exactly like the ones we used to get at the shawarma stand when I was stationed at Kuwaiti Naval Base, just outside Kuwait City. Give 'em a try, you won't be sorry!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 516 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 29.8 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 31.2 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 591 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir together the garlic and mayonnaise in a small bowl; set aside. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the chicken in the hot butter until white on the outside. Sprinkle with garam masala, and continue cooking until lightly browned on the outside and no longer pink in the center, about 4 minutes.
  2. Spread the pita rounds with the garlic mayonnaise. Divide the chicken among the pitas, and place a pickle spear into each. Fold and serve.

Footnotes

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  • Steaming or wrapping pita bread in wet paper towel and warming in microwave with help the pitas to not break apart on you.
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I wanted to give these a better rating, but I felt the chicken was a bit bland. I also don't like mayonnaise, but prefer a plain yogurt style tzaziki sauce - easy to make with plain yogurt, gra...

Oh YUM...We LOVED these!!! I have never had/cooked with garam masala, so I wasn't sure what to expect, but it was wonderful! I also seasoned the chicken with salt pepper and garlic powder (along...

I don't have garam masala, so I used a combination of cumin, coriander, ground black peppercorns, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and garlic...and I was supposed to use cardamom too, but I didn't have...