Chicken Shawarma with Cilantro Garlic Oil (for Crock-Pot)

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Chicken Shawarma with Cilantro Garlic Oil (for Crock-Pot)
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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
Servings
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
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Instructions
  1. Place chicken in Crock-Pot with onions and garlic.
  2. Whisk chicken broth, lemon juice, zest, pepper, salt, turmeric, cumin, paprika, and cinnamon.
  3. Pour liquids and spices over the chicken and cook on low for 6 hours. Can be left to warm after cooking.
  4. Blend all ingredients for Cilantro Garlic Oil together until smooth.
  5. 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.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Info on label is for Shawarma.

Nutritional Info for Cilantro Garlic Oil: 122.5 calories, 14g protein, 2.6g carbohydrates, 0.8g fiber, 0.2g sugar, 3.1g fat, 0.9g saturated fat, 57.9mg cholesterol, 203.0mg sodium

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Shawarma with Cilantro Garlic Oil (for Crock-Pot)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191.7 Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.2g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 9%
Cholesterol 115.8mg 39%
Sodium 407.1mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 5.1g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 0.3g
Protein 28.1g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Shawarma with Cilantro Garlic Oil (for Crock-Pot)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191.7 Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.2g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 9%
Cholesterol 115.8mg 39%
Sodium 407.1mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 5.1g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 0.3g
Protein 28.1g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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