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Middle eastern recipes

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Middle Eastern Shredded Lamb                                                                                                                                                     More

49 · 40 minutes · I can't say with certainty that this is authentic because it's a recipe I created. But it uses classic Middle Eastern ingredients, so possibly it is! The lamb is really juicy because it's made with lamb shoulder, a cut that is made for slow cooking. The pan frying step to get the crunchy brown bits is not optional - it's key! ! ! As with any shredded meat recipe, a little goes a long way. This makes around 8 cups of shredded lamb which I think is enough to serve 8 people as a main (with…

13 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/2 kg Lamb shoulder, bone in
Produce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Coriander, ground
  • 1 Coriander/cilantro, Fresh
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Lemon
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Cardamon, ground
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Cumin, ground
Dairy
  • 1 Yoghurt
Liquids
  • 3/4 cup Water
Zhoug Recipe - a flavorful Israeli Green Chili Sauce that gives meals a burst of flavor. Simple easy recipe that can be made in 5 minutes flat! | www.feastingathome.com

43 · Zhoug Recipe - a flavorful Israeli Green Chili Sauce that gives meals a burst of flavor. Simple easy recipe that can be made in 5 minutes flat! | www.feastingathome.com

11 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/2 tsp Chili flakes
  • 1 bunch Cilantro
  • 2 Garlic cloves, fat
  • 1 Jalapenos, whole
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Caraway seeds- optional but, good
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp Peppercorns - optional
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, seeds ground or whole
Arayes | Spicy Middle Eastern Stuffed Pita - Hungry Paprikas

12 · 45 minutes · Arayes are a classic middle eastern street food. Pita bread, stuffed with spiced ground beef and grilled (or baked) to perfection. Enjoy them with a yogurt or tahini dipping sauce as a lunch or light dinner! They are quick and perfect for using up some ground beef.

10 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Ground beef, lean
Produce
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1/2 cup Parsley, packed
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Pomegranate molasses
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Seven spice
Oils & Vinegars
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 4 Pitas, round
Shish Tawook

Aka Shish Taouk, is a Middle Eastern marinated, skewered and grilled chicken that's easy to make and tasty!

11 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Chicken breasts or thighs, boneless and skinless
Produce
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano, dried
Canned Goods
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt, plain
A pot of Lebanese rice with another bowl of rice on a wooden table

27 · 20 minutes · Simple and easy no fuss recipe for rice with vermicelli AKA Lebanese vermicelli rice. No rinsing, no soaking recipe for a quick, easy and fluffy rice each time.

4 ingredients

Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Basmati rice.
Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Ghee.
Liquids
  • 3 1/4 cup Tap water.
This Mediterranean Shirazi salad is so fresh, simple, quick, and easy to make! It complements so many dishes and can add lots of color and flavor to your meals. Uses very simple common ingredients, and ready in just 15 minutes.

This Mediterranean Shirazi salad is so fresh, simple, quick, and easy to make! It uses very simple ingredients, and ready in just 15 minutes.

This chicken shawarma rice cooked all in one pot is the best weekday dinner. Yellow rice, perfectly spiced chicken and the most amazing white sauce make the ultimate combination. A must try! #weekdaymeals #onepot #shawarma #yellowrice

55 · 40 minutes · This chicken shawarma rice cooked all in one pot is the best weekday dinner. Yellow rice, perfectly spiced chicken and the most amazing white sauce make the ultimate combination. A must try!

19 ingredients

Meat
  • 450 g Chicken thighs
Produce
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli, powder
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 Onions or 1, small
Condiments
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Tahini paste
Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Basmati rice
Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 1/4 tsp Cumin
Dairy
  • 1 cup Yogurt, full fat plain
Liquids
  • 3 cups Water
Yammie's Noshery: Persian Saffron Chicken {Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh}

Yammie's Noshery: Persian Saffron Chicken {Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh}

28 ingredients

Meat
  • 6 pieces Chicken, bone in
Produce
  • 1/4 tsp Coriander
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lemon, juice of
  • 1/2 Red onion
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Yellow onion, large
Canned Goods
  • 2 1/2 cups Chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 1/2 cups Basamati rice, dry
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1 3/4 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
Dairy
  • 1 tsp Butter
Frozen
  • 1 Ice cube
Liquids
  • 1 Of the reserved saffron water, Half
  • 1/2 Saffron water
Other
  • 1/3 cup Dried barberries (you can buy them here)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried
Yotam Ottolenghi’s Middle Eastern recipes | Food | The Guardian. Spiced rice w prawns and cucumber salad

Beef skewers with dried limes, a version of spiced rice found across the Arabian Gulf – and a fresh, crunchy salad to counteract its richness

Persian shrimp rice with quinoa is an easy and healthy recipe with loads of flavor from curry powder, spices, red peppers and herbs. It is a great option for weeknight meals. And it skillfully uses some whole grains and quinoa. A spicy middle eastern dinner that you can adjust to your taste. #seafoodrecipes #shrimprecipe #ricerecipe

Shrimp rice is so delicious, healthy and easy. This Persian style rice with lots of herbs and spices, makes a happy family dinner.