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Melechesh- Msakhan Middle eastern chicken wrap with caramelized onions and pine nuts- Part 2 Cooking

  Yellow onion 3 Medium
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sumac 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Serrano pepper 2
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  All spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , juice extracted
  Olive oil 1 Dash
  Paprika 1 Dash
  Canola oil 1 Dash
  Pine nuts 1 (handful)
  Chicken thighs 1 Pound (skinless, bonless)

Take a large bowl and mix chicken thighs, ½ tsp. sprinkle of sumac, paprika, juice of ½ lemon and olive oil and let marinate while preparing the onions. Slice the onions. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat then add the onions. Add the sugar, Serrano pepper, salt, pepper and the sumac. While onions are cooking place the chicken in an oven safe pan and cook at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes with the last 7 minutes on broil. When chicken is cooked remove from pan and reserve the drippings. Heat canola oil in small pan over medium heat then add pine nuts, stirring constantly to avoid burning and remove when they are a light golden brown.

Slice chicken and place a small amount in a flour tortilla along with some and caramelized onions and pine nuts, roll to seal. Add the reserved drippings to a frying pan over medium heat then place the tortillas, seam down into the pan. Allow to heat for a few minutes or until golden brown. Remove and plate with a side of Tzatziki sauce.

To make the Tzatziki sauce, peel and slice a cucumber and remove the seeds. Add cucumber, garlic and fresh mint to 16oz. of Greek Yogurt and mix well.

Recipe Summary

Middle Eastern
Main Dish
High Protein

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1458 Calories from Fat 782

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g131.4%

Saturated Fat 9.8 g49.1%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 376.5 mg125.5%

Sodium 1393.8 mg58.1%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.5%

Sugars 22.6 g

Protein 98 g195.7%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C 85.4%

Calcium 10% Iron 31%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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