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Chicken Shawarma an every meal, especially when eaten with fresh vegetables, it is very fibrous and packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals. The chicken is high protein and other ingredients help fight disease.

Chicken shawarma you can find everywhere, from England, Australia, and Lebanon to Egypt, with every country own method and flavor.

Chicken Shawarma is not delicious, but easy to prepare and you can be made at home with a various ingredients.

 

Health Benefits of Chicken Shawarma

 

1- Chicken shawarma will keep you fill for many hours, because is contain a lot of vegetables which will provide even more nutrients.

2- Sandwich shawarma contain approximately:

– Calories                      450

–  Vitamin C                 18%

– Vitamin A                   6%

–  Iron                           10%

– Calcium                      33%

– Protein                       35g

In addition to, chicken shawarma contain a good source of vitamin B6, carbohydrates, and sodium. Therefore, eating shawrama can provides energy, vitamins, and carbohydrates.

3- Vitamin B-6 found in chicken shawarma that takes part in maintaining overall body health such as protect the immune system, support brain function, and healthy nervous system. Plus, vitamin B-6 can help against depression, and anxiety.

4- Chicken shawarma is great source of carbohydrates that plays a main role to promote a vital body functions. Carbohydrates can increase the energy level, as well as consuming whole-grain foods may help protecting the heart health, and also improve your digestion system.

5- Shawarma contain vitamin C is a great antioxidant, it can help to protect viruses and bacteria.

 

Tips to prepare delicious and good Chicken Shawarma

 

– As mentioned before shawarma  is too delicious and contain a lot of calories, so is considered the fast food, but depends on the way it has been cooked.

–  Choose lean meat such as chicken, or veal, because they do not contain bad cholesterol and a rich in vitamins B, potassium, iron, and phosphorus.

– Add a lot of fresh vegetables and greens for more health benefits.

– Grill the chicken or veal instead of deep frying it.

 

Top Chicken Shawarma Recipe

 

Yield: 6 Persons

Preparation Time: 60 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Level: Medium

 

Ingredients

 

1 kg of chicken breasts, boneless

2 onions, finely chopped

1green bell pepper, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 yellow pepper, chopped

1 tomatoes, chopped

3 cloves of garlic, minced

Parsley chopped

 

Marinating:

 

1/2 tsp of ground cardamom seeds

1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp of nutmeg

1/2 of ground black pepper

1/2 tsp of ground cayenne

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 cup of red vinegar

Vegetable oil

Salt

 

Method

 

1- Cut the chicken into strips.

2- Mix the marinating ingredients and marinate the chicken for at least 1 hour.

3- In a pot, sauté the onions, garlic, and the chicken in vegetable oil. Cook until tender.

4– Add bell peppers to the chicken strips with tomatoes and parsley. Stir for a few minutes.

5-   Serve hot in Pita bread with pickle, lettuce, and either a yogurt sauce or tahini.

 

 

Nutrition facts in Chicken Shawarma Recipe

 

Serving size: 1 serving

 

Calories                      390

Cholesterol                   49.3mg

Total fat                     10.6g

Carbohydrates           45.7g

Protein                       28.3g

Potassium                  577.0mg

Vitamin C                   26.5%

Vitamin A                   12.9%

Iron                             25.3%

Vitamin B-6               37.0%

 

 

 

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