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Lebanese Chicken Tawook Bowls

This hearty Lebanese-inspired bowl is packed with lemony chicken tawook, creamy cucumber yogurt sauce and hummus. 

Lebanese Chicken Tawook Bowls

In case you haven’t noticed, I am all about the bowl dinners these days! Versatile, nutritious and packed with flavor, I love getting creative and finding new ways to use whatever veggies, meats or leftovers I have on hand. 

Sheet Pan Lebanese Shish Tawook Chicken Recipe

One of our go-to week night dinner recipes is my Sheet Pan Lebanese Shish Tawook Chicken. My husband and kids love the lemony chicken and I love how easy it is to make.

Lebanese Chicken Tawook Bowls Recipe

Whenever I make the chicken, I always double up so that I have leftovers for lunch and/or dinner the next day. In fact, these leftovers are exactly what inspired me to create these tasty bowls filled with creamy cucumber laban yogurt sauce, za’atar seasoned tomatoes and hummus.

Chicken Tawook Bowls with Hummus and Yogurt Sauce Recipe
Lebanese Chicken Tawook Bowls with Cucumber Laban and Hummus Recipe

My kids love the creamy yogurt sauce made with lemon, garlic and mint and I love how it cools down the chicken hot out of the oven. Hummus is a no-brainer and you’re free to use store-bought or homemade

The base of the bowl is chopped romaine and your grain of choice. We like using bulgur wheat but freekeh, quinoa, spelt or farro would work great too. You can also skip the grain entirely to keep it low carb.

Lebanese Chicken Tawook Bowls with Yogurt Sauce Recipe

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Chicken Tawook Bowls with Hummus and Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Lebanese Chicken Tawook Bowls

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This hearty Lebanese-inspired bowl is packed with lemony chicken tawook, cucumber yogurt sauce and hummus. 
PREP: 20 mins
COOK: 15 mins
TOTAL: 35 mins
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Servings: 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the Lebanese Sheet Pan Chicken Shish Tawook and set aside. While the chicken is cooking, mix together the Cucumber Laban Yogurt Sauce in a medium bowl; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, toss together the halved tomatoes with lemon juice, olive oil, za’atar and season with salt and pepper to taste; set aside.
  • To assemble, fill each bowl with two cups of romaine and a half cup of cooked grains (if using.) Top with one serving each of the chicken and cucumber Laban. Finally, top with two tablespoons of hummus and 1/4 cup of the tomato mixture. Serve with extra lemons for squeezing before eating!

Notes

Nutrition facts do not include cooked grain as calories vary based on grain.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowlCalories: 423kcalCarbohydrates: 28.1gProtein: 45.3gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3.6gMonounsaturated Fat: 14.4gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 1717mgFiber: 6.7gSugar: 13.3g
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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.

9 Comments

  1. Would this be appropriate for meal prep? How long does it last in the fridge? Should it be served cold or hot? I’ve seen several bowl/meal prep things that include slaws or lettuce, and I’ve never understood how it could be heated up without having multiple containers…

          1. Hmm, I’m not sure how well this would work as meal prep for me then… I make 5 days (at least) of food in one go and sometimes on my Saturday. Maybe I’d just have to break down and mix up some of the tomato mid-week. Thanks so much!

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