Meat & Potatoes: Chicken Shawarma


Preparation info

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    • Ready in

      35 min

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Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less

Well Fed Weeknights

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2016

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  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 4–6 ounces</


Cook the chicken

Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, 2 minutes. While it heats, make the spice blend: mix together all the spices in a small bowl. Rub the spice blend on both sides of the chicken, then place it in the pan and cook it undisturbed, 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and cook for 2 minutes, then add the water, cover the s