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The Real Lebanese Dietetic Shawarma And So Delicious

The Real Lebanese Dietetic Shawarma And So Delicious

Do you know where the Shawarma comes from, which everyone loves? This preparation with pita bread or lavash and marinated meats and toppings of your choice comes from countries of the Middle East such as Syria or Lebanon. Here is a recipe of Shawarma chicken and yoghurt easy to prepare, diet and tasty with all the healthy ingredients to feast while maintaining your health.

This carefully selected chicken Shawarma recipe includes healthy ingredients, and for everyone, health benefits.

The yoghurt marinade will give the chicken a soft texture making it tasty at will. Not to mention the fresh mint and parsley bringing this recipe an ounce of freshness and finally for the slightly raised note, spices such as cumin, coriander and turmeric.

  • 1 cup yoghurt
  • 1 small grated yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cloves of garlic, pressed or finely grated
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chilli
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • 1 kilos of boneless and skinless chicken legs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, coriander and chopped parsley
  • Lavashs or pita bread, cut in half
  • Lettuce leaves and sliced tomatoes to serve

Preparation and cooking (35 min):

In a large bowl, mix ¼ cup yoghurt, onion, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 2 cloves garlic, coriander, cumin, pepper, pepper, salt and turmeric. Add the chicken and rub in the yoghurt mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 3 hours.

Preheat your oven to 230 ° C by placing the oven rack in the center while placing the baking film on it.

Arrange chicken coated with marinade in a single layer on baking sheet and roast. Move the baking tray to the top rack and put the grill on high. Grill until legs are golden brown. Then place the chicken on a clean cutting board and let stand for 3 minutes and slice finely.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix remaining ½ cup yogurt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 clove garlic, ¼ teaspoon salt and herbs. Spread the chicken between the lavash halves. Serve with the yoghurt sauce, lettuce and tomato and enjoy!

Benefits of Shawarma Recipe Ingredients on Health

Goat milk yogurt: in addition to its creamy taste, yoghurt is rich in proteins and bacteria that are beneficial for the intestines and intestinal flora, thus allowing good digestion. It also has a high intake of tryptophan, an amino acid that is also the precursor of the essential serotonin, which regulates mood. Its B vitamins (B2, B9 and B12) maintain and stimulate the nervous system.
Garlic and onion: garlic already known to encourage the elimination of toxins and to strengthen the immune system, also acts on the bad cholesterol which increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Garlic is also a faithful ally slimming; rich in calcium, potassium, vitamin A and C and low in calories, garlic stimulates the metabolism. In addition to its detoxifying and antibacterial properties, the onion, for its part, has excellent diuretic and depurative properties for the retention of water and the proper functioning of the kidneys. Rich in potassium and vitamin B, they actively contribute to the regeneration of nerve impulses.

Tomatoes: They are an excellent source of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has an anti-tumor effect and would also be very effective in reducing LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol.

Lemon: Lemon is a natural diuretic, which helps the body eliminate toxins naturally through the bladder and kidneys. Its richness in vitamin C also slows the passage of fats and sugars in the body thanks to pectin, a soluble fiber which it is endowed with.

Turmeric, coriander, cumin: the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric protect the gastric mucosa, as well as the liver and gallbladder, while regulating the acid environment of the stomach, digestion and intestinal flora . Coriander, rich in antioxidants thanks to the presence of phenolic acids and flavonoids that give it anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antispasmodic properties, also contains vitamin K essential for blood clotting and bone metabolism.

All other ingredients in chicken Shawarma also have many health benefits. A tasty recipe, dietetic, easy to prepare and beneficial for health. Enjoy your meal !

* Warning, some ingredients may have contraindications or allergies in some people including pregnant and lactating women.
The Real Lebanese Dietetic Shawarma And So Delicious