Crock Pot Chicken Shawarma with Cilantro Garlic Oil

Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Chicken Shawarma with Cilantro Garlic Oil
Amount per Serving
Calories
191.7
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6.2
g
10
%
Saturated Fat
 
1.7
g
11
%
Cholesterol
 
115.8
mg
39
%
Sodium
 
407.1
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
5.1
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1.6
g
7
%
Sugar
 
0.3
g
0
%
Protein
 
28.1
g
56
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Yield: 4

Ingredients:

Chicken Shawarma

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 cup chicken broth or bone broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice fresh squeezed (about 1 lemon)
  • 1 lemon zest (zest from 1 lemon)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 head butter lettuce separate leaves for wraps
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 cup cucumber sliced (optional)
  • 1 cup tomato chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped (optional)
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges (optional)

Cilantro Garlic Oil (serves 8)

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice fresh squeezed (about 1/2 lemon)
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Place chicken in Crock-Pot with onions and garlic.
  • Whisk chicken broth, lemon juice, zest, pepper, salt, turmeric, cumin, paprika, and cinnamon.
  • Pour liquids and spices over the chicken and cook on low for 6 hours. Can be left to warm after cooking.
  • Blend all ingredients for Cilantro Garlic Oil together until smooth.
  • Serve in lettuce cups bowl like a stew. Drizzle each bowl or cup with 1 tablespoon Cilantro Garlic Oil and sprinkle with optional desired toppings.

Notes:

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