by Katerina Mountanos January 02, 2020 0 Comments


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 and 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


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.

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.

Serve chicken with yogurt sauce, rice, or toasted pita. Enjoy!

Katerina Mountanos
Katerina Mountanos

Olive Oil Sommelier Katerina Mountanos, is the Founder & CEO of Kosterina Olive Oil, which produces 100% organic, extra virgin olive oil from Greece sold directly to consumers online. Katerina is an ecommerce expert and has built beauty, home and wellness businesses for Amazon, Jet, and Walmart. She founded beauty services company, Manicube, which was sold to The Red Door by Elizabeth Arden in 2015. Katerina is very passionate about olive oil, the Mediterranean diet and eating for health and longevity.

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