Middle Eastern Chicken and Rice

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Middle Eastern Chicken and Rice
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Instructions
  1. Marinate the chicken in a Ziploc bag with the lemon juice, oregano, coriander, chopped garlic, and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Marinate for no longer than 4 hours. When ready grill on medium-high heat till cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
  2. In a saucepan melt the butter over medium heat then add the spices and cook until fragrant. Add the rice and stir to coat. Cook about 4 minutes until rice is slightly toasted. Add chicken broth, bring to a boil, cover reduce to a simmer, and cook for 15 minutes without disturbing. Remove from heat and rest 10 minutes without opening the lid.
  3. In a small bowl combine yogurt, Sriracha to taste, and garlic. Let sit in fridge.
  4. To assemble place chicken on rice and top with sauce. Enjoy!
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Recipe adapted fromĀ Dinner Then Dessert

Chicken Shawarma

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Chicken Shawarma
This chicken is marinated in spices and grilled then served on soft pita bread with a yogurt sauce. It's so good. FYI you need to marinate overnight.
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  1. Combine 1/2 the garlic, the coriander, 1 Tbsp. cumin, cardamom, cayenne, paprika, salt, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, olive oil, and pepper to taste to a large zip lock bag. Add the chicken and use your hands to make sure each piece is coated. Marinate overnight or up to 24 hours.
  2. Combine yogurt, remaining garlic, cumin, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Cover and put in fridge (it will last in fridge for 3 days).
  3. Heat grill to medium high. Place chicken on the grill and cook fro 4-5 minutes until nicely charred, then turn and cook 3-4 minutes more. Remove chicken from grill and cover loosely with foil. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  4. To serve slice chicken and place evenly on pitas, top with yogurt sauce, romaine, tomato, and cucumber. Roll up and enjoy!
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Recipe adapted fromĀ Recipe Tin

Moroccan Spiced Salmon with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Original recipe found on Cooking Classy

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Moroccan Spiced Salmon With Lemon Yogurt Sauce
Delicious salmon dish with a sauce that could easily be used on a variety of fish dishes.
Course Fish, Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10-15 minutes
Servings
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Lemon Yogurt Sauce
Course Fish, Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10-15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Lemon Yogurt Sauce
Instructions
  1. Let salmon sit out for 10 minutes. Mix all the spices together and set aside. Spray a baking pan with cooking spray or the olive oil. Pat the spices on top of the salmon. Cook at 350 10-20 minutes depends on how big the fillets are. Should be cooked through and nice and flaky. Mix the lemon yogurt sauce together. Serve salmon and dollop with the sauce.