Moroccan Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Hi guys! during my last visit to Morocco, I tried so many dishes, like juices, Chicken Tajines, and so on, And I also tried the Moroccan chicken sandwich, This special Moroccan chicken sandwich is super tasty and very simple to make. It’s made with special spices from Morocco that make the chicken really yummy. But Today guys we will make this sandwich with very simple and easy steps. Moroccan Chicken Sandwich

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Ingredients

To create the Moroccan chicken sandwich, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts or thighs
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Garlic
  • Cumin
  • Paprika
  • Coriander
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Whole-grain sandwich buns
  • Yogurt sauce
  • Fresh parsley

Of course, You can change how much spice or different ingredients you use to match what you like and how you want to eat.

Equipment

To prepare the Moroccan chicken sandwich, ensure you have the following kitchen equipment:

  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Zip-top bags (for marinating)
  • Grill or stovetop pan
  • Tongs
  • Knife and cutting board
  • Toaster (optional)

Direction

Marinating the Chicken

Start by marinating the chicken in a blend of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. The longer you marinate, the more intense the flavors will be. Aim for at least 30 minutes to allow the spices to infuse into the chicken.

Preparing the Spice Blend

While the chicken marinates, prepare the spice blend. Mix cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Adjust the ratios to suit your spice preferences.

Cooking the Chicken

Cook the marinated chicken on a grill or stovetop pan until it’s fully cooked and has a beautiful char. Ensure the chicken reaches a safe internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

Assembling the Sandwich

Toast the whole-grain sandwich buns, then spread a dollop of yogurt sauce on each side. Place the cooked chicken on the bun and top it with fresh parsley for a burst of freshness.

Food Pairings With Moroccan Chicken Sandwich

Have this Moroccan chicken sandwich with cool mint tea or a tasty Lobster caesar salad. that is what I mixed and found it very delicious and different to try.

How to Store the chicken

If you have any extra chicken, keep it separate from the bread and extras. Put it in a container that closes tightly and keep it in the fridge for 2-3 days. When you want to make another sandwich, warm up the chicken first!

Tips

You can use ready-made Moroccan spices to make it faster and easier. Also, if you marinate the chicken the night before, it will taste even better!

FAQ

Can I make the spicy sauce early?

Yup! You can make the spicy sauce early and keep it in the fridge for up to three days before you use it.

Can I cook the chicken on a big grill outside?

Yes, indeed! Cooking the chicken outside on a big grill can make it taste even better with a nice smoky flavor.

What else can I put on my sandwich?

You can add tasty things like tomato slices, lettuce, or pickled onions as I do for mine.

Can I make it without stuff that has gluten?

Yes, you can! Just use special buns that don’t have gluten in them, and you’re good to go!

Conclusion

I tried this Moroccan Chicken sandwich almost a week ago, and now if one of my favorite snacks and fast lunches, You should definitely try making it, Share this cool recipe with your family and friends, and if you want more fun recipes, don’t forget to follow our blog!”

Moroccan Chicken Sandwich

Recipe by MamaCourse: LunchCuisine: MoroccanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

450

kcal
Total time

30

minutes

Try this Moroccan sandwich, It has delicious grilled chicken with special spices and a cool yogurt sauce on top.

Ingredients

  • Chicken breasts or thighs

  • Olive oil

  • Lemon juice

  • Garlic

  • Cumin

  • Paprika

  • Coriander

  • Cinnamon

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Whole-grain sandwich buns

  • Yogurt sauce

  • Fresh parsley

Directions

  • Start by marinating the chicken in a blend of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. The longer you marinate, the more intense the flavors will be. Aim for at least 30 minutes to allow the spices to infuse into the chicken.
  • While the chicken marinates, prepare the spice blend. Mix cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Adjust the ratios to suit your spice preferences.
  • Cook the marinated chicken on a grill or stovetop pan until it's fully cooked and has a beautiful char. Ensure the chicken reaches a safe internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  • Toast the whole-grain sandwich buns, then spread a dollop of yogurt sauce on each side. Place the cooked chicken on the bun and top it with fresh parsley.

Notes

  • You can use ready-made Moroccan spices to make it faster and easier. Also, if you marinate the chicken the night before, it will taste even better!

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