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Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma



2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 16 (3-inch) strips
3 garlic cloves, minced


1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt (such as Fage)
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons tahini
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt

Remaining ingredients:

Cooking spray
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
4 (6-inch) pitas
8 (1/4-inch-thick) tomato slices


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
2. To prepare chicken, combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add chicken to bowl; toss well to coat. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes.
3. To prepare sauce, combine yogurt and next 4 ingredients (through 1 garlic clove), stirring with a whisk.
4. Thread 2 chicken strips onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Place kebabs on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until done.
5. Place pitas on grill rack; grill 1 minute on each side or until lightly toasted. Place 1 pita on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1/4 cup lettuce and 2 tomato slices. Top each serving with 4 chicken pieces; drizzle each serving with 2 tablespoons sauce.