Shawarma is a Middle Eastern sandwich made with sliced seasoned meat. This recipe for two features chicken, along with a cucumber-yogurt sauce, fresh tomato and crunchy romaine lettuce. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2012

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat grill to medium.

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  • Stir cucumber, yogurt, tahini, lemon juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt together in a medium bowl. Set aside.

  • Combine garlic powder, curry powder, pepper and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in another medium bowl. Slice chicken breast crosswise into 1/4-inch strips; toss with the spice mixture to coat. Add oil and toss to combine.

  • Grill the chicken, turning once, until cooked through, about 2 minutes per side.

  • To serve, spread half the cucumber-yogurt sauce on each pita (or lavash) and top with half the chicken, tomato and lettuce. Fold like a taco (or roll closed, if using lavash).

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; 13.8 g total fat; 2.2 g saturated fat; 64 mg cholesterol; 606 mg sodium. 601 mg potassium; 34.4 g carbohydrates; 5.6 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 31.4 g protein; 2482 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mg vitamin c; 59 mcg folate; 84 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 81 mg magnesium;

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