Shish Tawouq

September 7th, 2010

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Shish Tawouq is Chicken Shish Kabab. It is prepared from chicken cubes marinated in (yogurt, tomato paste, mustard, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest and olive oil).

Let’s make Shish Tawouq:

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1. Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes.

2. Prepare marinade, in a ziplock bag mix yogurt, tomato paste, Dijon mustard, ground sweet paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, and lemon juice.

3. Add chicken cubes and turn to coat, then add olive oil and turn the meat again to coat.

4. Place in the refrigerator and allow to marinate for 24 hours.

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5, 6. After 24 hours, thread chicken cubes onto skewers, and use sliced green pepper to space the chicken apart.

7. Heat charcoal grill or electric grill, arrange skewers on grill, cook on each side until the chicken cooked through.

8. Transfer hot shish tawouq to a plate lined with Biwaz bread or plain Arabic flat bread.

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9. Serve shish tawouq hot with biwaz, Arabic flat bread or pita bread, fattoush khudar I/fattoush khudar II, french fries, hummus, mhammara.

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Shish Tawouq

From: Family Recipe / Servings: 2 – 3 People
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475 g chicken breast fillets,
cut into 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes

2 tbsp plain yogurt

1 tbsp tomato paste

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1/2 tsp ground sweet paprika

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp black pepper

3/4 tsp salt

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1/2 tsp lemon zest

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp olive oil

Green pepper, sliced

To Serve

Biwaz

Arabic flat bread or pita bread

Fattoush Khudar I/
Fattoush Khudar II

French Fries

Hummus Bet-Tehineh

Mhammara

Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch (2.5 cm) cubes.

Prepare marinade, in a ziplock bag mix yogurt, tomato paste, Dijon mustard, ground sweet paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, and lemon juice.

Add chicken cubes and turn to coat, then add olive oil and turn the meat again to coat.

Place in the refrigerator and allow to marinate for 24 hours.

After 24 hours, thread chicken cubes onto skewers, and use sliced green pepper to space the chicken apart.

Heat charcoal grill or electric grill, arrange skewers on grill, cook on each side until the chicken cooked through.

Transfer hot shish tawouq to a plate lined with Biwaz bread or plain Arabic flat bread.

Serve shish tawouq hot with biwaz, Arabic flat bread or pita bread, fattoush khudar I/fattoush khudar II, french fries, hummus, mhammara.

Notes and Tips

I usually don’t add any spices to my marinade, but if you like to add other flavors to your marinade, you can search in the stores and you will find spices especially for shish tawouq, here is a photo of Shish Tawouq Spices (Syrian brand).

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3 Responses to “Shish Tawouq”

  1. Love the marinade for your shish tawuk and the method of serving it on the spiced bread; delicious.

  2. I agree with Tastofbeirut, the flavors sound amazing, I cannot wait to give it a try.

  3. Dimah says:

    tasteofbeirut: Thank you for coming by!

    OysterCulture: Thank you! I hope you enjoy it :)

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