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Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma with Herb & Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma with Herb & Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma with Herb & Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients

For the Chicken:

  • 6 boneless chicken thighs
  • ¾ tsp ground cumin
  • ¾ tsp ground turmeric
  • ¾ tsp ground coriander
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • Kosterina EVOO

For the Herb & Garlic Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1 cup full fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced or grated
  • 1 persian cucumber, trimmed and peeled and finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill, rough chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped
  • Lemon zest and juice
  • Kosterina EVOO
  • Salt and dash of white pepper

Directions

For the Chicken:

  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Mix the shawarma seasonings together along with lemon juice and Kosterina EVOO and rub all over chicken thighs. Let it marinate for at least 1 hour or overnight. Lay chicken thighs on a cooling rack over baking sheet and bake for 20-25 min.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix yogurt with grated garlic, cucumbers, lemon zest, lemon juice, herbs, Kosterina EVOO, salt to taste and a dash of white pepper.
  3. Serve chicken with yogurt sauce, rice, or toasted pita. Enjoy!

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