Chicken Tawook Recipe

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Chicken Tawook Recipe
Chicken kabobs

Chicken kabobs

This simple Lebanese grilled chicken dish is often served with grilled ground lamb kebabs and grilled vegetable. You can also serve it in a pita as a sandwich.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, diced
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • Rice, for serving
  • Grilled vegetables, like peppers and onions, for serving


Preheat a grill. Mix all ingredients well and let the mixture sit for about 8 hours. Grill chicken until thoroughly cooked, about 5-8 minutes per side. Serve with rice and mixed grilled vegetables.

Chicken Tawook Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Tawook Cooking Tip

Legs take longer than breasts to cook. For more consistent results, mark the chicken on the grill and then finish cooking them in an oven.