Culinary Stirrings

Chicken Musakhan SandwichChicken Musakhan Sandwich

Musakhan, a traditional Palestinian dish of chicken, onions, and sumac, is a common Middle Eastern street food, and varies by family recipe.  Savor the flavor here with pickled cucumber and delicious Arabic spices folded into a tender flatbread.

Chef Alaa Allaham
Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

Serves 2

10 1/2 oz
Chicken Thigh, Chopped
 3 TB
Pickled Cucumber
 2 TB
Olive Oil
 1 TB Garlic
 1 1/2 TB
To Taste
Salt & Pepper
2 ea.
Flat Bread - Naan Preferred
1 1/2 TB
Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise
 2 tsp
 Baharat Spice Blend or Garam Masala
1/2 cup Onion, Chopped
2 piece
2 piece
Tomato, sliced


Chicken Preparation
1. Sautee onion and garlic in olive oil until golden
2. Add chopped chicken thigh and season with salt, pepper and spice blend
3. Remove from heat when chicken is cooked through

Sandwich Assembly
1. Fill flat bread with garlic sauce (optional), pickled cucumber, sliced tomato, lettuce and chicken.
2. Roll to seal ingredients
3. Grill the roll until slightly brown
4. Serve hot with ketchup, mustard and garlic mayo