Chicken Sandwich Shawarma
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep. Time: 25-30 min
Serves: 2 Sandwiches
Amazing, 30-minute Chickpea Shawarma Sandwich with spicy baked chickpeas, a creamy Garlic Dill sauce...
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (204 C) and line a large baking sheet (or more if making larger batch) with foil or parchment paper.
In a small mixing bowl toss rinsed and dried chickpeas with oil and spices* and spread on baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes or until slightly crispy and golden brown. Once slightly cooled, sample and adjust seasonings as desired (I added a bit more sea salt, cumin and garlic powder for extra flavor).
While the chickpeas are roasting, prepare your sauce by adding hummus, lemon juice, dill and garlic to a mixing bowl and whisking to combine. Add enough water or almond milk to thin so it’s pourable (~2-3 Tbsp as original recipe is written // adjust amount if altering batch size).
Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Add more garlic for more zing, salt for savoriness, lemon juice for freshness, and dill for a more intense herb flavor. I found mine didn’t need anything else.
To serve, warm pitas or flatbread in the microwave for 15 -30 seconds (or the still warm oven for 1 minute) and top with desired amount of chickpeas, sauce, and vegetables of choice.
Best when fresh, though leftover chickpeas and sauce will keep well stored separately in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
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Best recipe ever!
by Alex on 28th February 2022