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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg beef marinated overnight in 1.5 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/2 lemon sliced with the rind intact
  • 1/2 cup - vinegar
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • Add to taste
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • Cloves
  • Cardamom
  • Tahini (sesame seed oil)
  • Arabic bread

How to Make Shawarma

  • Remove beef the next day, slice in finger lengths and thin pieces.
  • In a heavy iron skillet, add butter, ghee.
  • Add sliced meat and cook until it turns brownish.
  • Add to your taste, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and all spice.
  • Check the flavour before adding salt and pepper.
  • Prepare the following before serving.
  • Tahini (sesame seed oil) thinned with lemon juice, water and salt.
  • Crushed garlic is optional.
  • Also a dish with thinly sliced onions mixed with chopped parsley.
  • Serve meat warm in a large Arabic bread and surround with small pieces of cut Arabic bread.