Shish Tawook & Fattoush salad

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Shish Tawook

  • 1 kg chicken breast diced
  • ½ cup plain whole milk yogurt
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 6 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Step 1. In a large bowl, add the ingredients for the marinade (yogurt, lemon juice, olive
oil, garlic, tomato paste, all the seasoning and salt/pepper) and whisk to combine.
Step 2. Place the diced chicken in the same bowl and coat the chicken in the marinade.
Cover, and let rest/marinate in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
Step 3. Thread the chicken on skewers right before grilling. Add one wedge of onions to
each skewer, if desired.
Step 4. Grill on medium heat for 5-8 minutes per side.
Step 5. Serve with pita bread, lettuce and garlic sauce, if desired.

Fattoush Salad

  • 1 large head romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 large vine-ripe tomato diced
  • 1 sliced Lebanese cucumbers
  • 1 chopped green capsicum
  • 1 sliced red onions
  • ½ bunch fresh chopped parsley
  • Dressing
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon sumac
  • 1 teaspoon pomegranate molasses
  • Few leaves of chopped mint
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Toasted Pita Bread
  • 1 large double ply pita bread cut into pieces.
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
Step 1. To make the dressing, whisk together the lemon juice, garlic, sumac,
pomegranate molasses, mint, salt and pepper. Add in olive oil, whisking continuously.
Set aside.
Step 2. Toast the Pita Bread: Preheat the oven at 180°, drizzle the pita with olive oil, salt
and pepper. Toast for a few minutes until golden and crispy.
Step 3. Place the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green capsicum, red onions and
parsley in a large serving bowl. Pour the dressing on top and toss to combine.
Step 4. Add the toasted pita bread to the salad immediately before serving.