Pita bread with chicken

Recipe "Lavash with chicken":

Pita bread with chicken


  • 60 ml of vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 tsp sweet paprika, preferably smoked
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp or cayenne pepper to taste
  • 600 g chicken breast without skin and bones
  • 4-6 sheets of thin lavash
  • big bunch of cilantro
  • 100 grams of cheese or feta

For pickled radish

  • 10 radishes
  • juice of 4 limes
  • 1/2 hot red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the sauce

  • 300 g pickled (canned) red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 125 ml of cream with fat content of not less than 30%
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

cooking time

1 hour

Number of servings


The complexity of cooking



Meeting with friends, Lunch, Dinner

Step by step recipe for cooking

Step 1

In a bowl, mix 3 tablespoons vegetableoil, lime juice, chopped garlic, paprika, salt, sugar, cumin, black pepper and cayenne. With fillet cut the fat. Put the meat in a bowl and mix. Leave to marinate at room temperature for 30-60 minutes.

Step 2

Radish cut into thin slices and mix with the remaining ingredients. Leave at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Onion cut into thin half-rings are not, chop the garlic. Canned pepper Clean and cut into strips.

Step 4

Prepare the sauce. Heat the oil over high heat. Fry the onions until golden color, 3 minutes. Add the garlic, thyme and oregano, cook for 15 seconds. Add the cream and stir to coat the onions cream. Cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. Add pepper, lime juice, salt and pepper, stir and transfer to a bowl.

step 5

Preheat the oven to 95 C. Install the grille in the lower part of the oven.

step 6

Remove the fillets from the marinade, remove the remnants. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan (suitable for use in the oven) over high heat. Put the fillets and cook without touching, about 4 minutes on one side. Fillet fry well. Turn the fillets and immediately move the pan in the oven. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until the temperature in the thickest part of the fillet reaches 71-73 C. Transfer the fillet on the board, leave for 5 minutes. The pan does not wash!

step 7

Pita bread cut into squares, sprinkle with water spray and place in oven for 5-7 minutes.

Step 8

Cut the fillet into slices across the fiber thickness of 5-6 mm. Return to the pan and mix with the juices, which were formed during the cooking process.

Step 9

Brush pita sauce, lay on the sauce fillet, sprinkle with pickled radish, crumbled feta cheese and chopped cilantro.

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