What is Farouj?

What is Farouj?

‘Farrouj’ means male chicken in Arabic – they are said to be tastier than the hens but you can use any chocken with great results!

What is the difference between shawarma and Shish Taouk?

The biggest difference between Shish Tawook and shawarma is the spices that are used in the marinade. Chicken shawarma relies on warmer spices (cinnamon, allspice, turmeric) and omits the lemon and yogurt from the marinade.

What do you eat with toum?

Toum’s aggressive flavor is best paired with ingredients that can compete—grilled meats are the obvious choice, but the sauce can be mashed into charred eggplant to make a dip or drizzled over roasted vegetables. Anything that needs a hit of garlic and acid will be better with toum.

What is the difference between shawarma and souvlaki?

The only difference is that in Greece its calls Souvlaki and in Turkey its calls Kebab and in Israel, Lebanon, Egypt and other countries it’s called Shawarma. Lamb and Chicken.

Are gyros and Souvlaki the same?

Here’s how to tell the difference: Souvlaki is marinated pork, chicken, beef, or lamb grilled on a skewer. It’s typically served on a skewer, but you can also eat it in a warm pita or over salad. Gyros are made with stacked meat (usually pork, but other meats are common) that has been cooked on a vertical rotisserie.

What is the recipe for Lebanese grilled chicken?

Lebanese Grilled Chicken Ingredients (6 servings) 6 pieces of chicken (breast or leg quarters with skin) 1/2 cup of lemon juice 1 cup of red vinegar (apple cider vinegar or red wine vinegar) 1 garlic head 3/4 cup of olive oil 1.5 to 2 teaspoons of salt 1 teaspoon of Arabic 7-Spices (or black pepper) 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

How long do you Grill marinated chicken thighs on each side?

Grill the marinated chicken over medium heat about 20-25 minutes until cooked through. Be sure to use the marinade to baste the chicken occasionally while grilling. Grill the lemon pieces as well. Serve the chicken with garlic sauce and some spicy Lebanese potatoes.

How do you make a marinade for fried chicken?

Chop the garlic coarsely and in a small bowl crush it with the salt, using the back of a spoon, until you have a smooth paste. Stir in the lemon juice, oil, paprika, and pepper. Beat well with a fork and pour the marinade over the chicken pieces.

What do you serve with a Lebanese casserole?

It is served with a garlic sauce that is similar to an aoli and called toum. The sauce is also wonderful with the spicy potatoes we enjoyed with our Lebanese feast. The sauce would be great with many things. Try some and let me know what you can up with.