Served with two salads, sauces, pita bread and a choice of rice, fries or garlic potatoes. As we say in Arabic, “sahtain”, bon appetit! Hi Laura – great let us know if you have any questions about the recipe. I took 4 kilo chicken and it is with bone i added ingredients accordingly with the recipe will it be a disaster or will be the same ? In addition we share a small secret later in the post that we learned from Laba, another family friend who owned and operated restaurants in Lebanon. It is not turning out to be paste- like. Place the cubed chicken into a flat, sealable container and pour the marinade over the chicken. I’m excited to try this recipe. The yogurt and lemon act not only for flavor, but also to tenderize the meat as it marinates. Thanks for visiting! Hi this recipe looks great i was reading about the secret to keep chicken moist and was so happy to hear that the person with that idea is from Hasroun i am from Hasroun myself and i have to tell you not too many people these days would admit when someone teaches them something it is so nice to know that there are still people that would be proud to say where and who taught them a meal. Servi avec la salade maison, sauces, pain pita et un choix de riz, frites ou patate à l'ail. Please let me know. First time I over-cooked the chicken so I didn’t get to enjoy the recipe. With hummus, tahini, toum, pickles, and shish taouk this is our favorite quick sandwich. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Right before grilling, skewer the chicken with preferably metal skewers (to help them cook inside out) but bamboo skewers are also fine. discovered a new use for this recipe. However, I am a a little short of ingredients- if i use white synthetic vinegar will it be okay? The garlic paste is one of my favorite things at Lebanese restaurants. I cooked this for lunch today after marinating the chicken overnight. Her love for cultural cuisines was instilled early by her French Canadian Grandmother. how much did you end up using? But what’s consistent among all those recipes is the garlicky tangy flavor. These skewers are a fun way to jazz up your grilling game! The hummus itself was tasty but wasn't sure if it was really worth 8 dollars. I recently moved away from my favorite Lebanese restaurant in metro Detroit. Thanks for posting! And, personally, we loved the way that the addition of tomato paste and paprika gave a robust depth to the lighter, brighter flavors of lemon and garlic in the marinade. Both words are in Turkish however shish tawook is a Lebanese chicken kebab that is sold in fast food restaurants. Can please show me the size of your cup, i added 1 cup of lemon to 4 kilos chicken and the cup is a small cup which is used for drinking tea but it still does scare me can you please please PLEASE show me the size of your cup ? . I truly appreciate it and am grateful. In Lebanon and Syria, shish tawook is most commonly found served as a pita ‘sandwich’ with a creamy garlic paste called toum (like an aioli or garlic mayo) and tomatoes. Related Categories: 30 Minute Meals (or Less), Meat and Poultry Recipes, Middle Eastern Recipes, Reader Favorites, Summer Recipes You May Also Be Interested In: Chicken, Grilling. Thanks for your comments! Ended up with an odd texture. Shish Tawook (or Shish Taouk), a traditional Lebanese dish, is marinated in yogurt, lemon, and garlic, and so easy to prepare! Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime. Just grill it on charcoal, anything else just doesn’t do it justice in my opinion. . Can i use chicken thights and not breasts??? 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