Rating: 4 stars 4
21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0

I tried this chicken dish with Iskender sauce at a Turkish restaurant in London and was amazed by its delicious taste! I later discovered that this dish was named after Alexander the Great, whom the Persians called "Iskender." Apparently, it was his favorite food.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Arrange pita bread on a baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly toasted. Cut pita bread into bite-sized pieces; keep warm.

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in chicken, onion, and garlic; cook until chicken juices run clear. Mix in tomato purée; season with cumin, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking for 10 minutes.

  • Arrange toasted pita pieces in a serving dish. Drizzle with butter and top with chicken mixture. Garnish with yogurt and parsley to serve.

Nutrition Facts

667 calories; protein 37.3g; carbohydrates 48.6g; fat 36.2g; cholesterol 144.2mg; sodium 885.7mg. Full Nutrition
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