Shawarma-Spiced Chicken Pita with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce


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Tweaks for the littles

Skip the cayenne pepper for a milder taste. Skip the crunchy veggies and cut into bite size pieces for babies and small toddlers.

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1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground coriander

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided

3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed

4 pitas

1 cup full-fat or low-fat plain yogurt

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon tahini

1/4 teaspoon grated garlic

1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided

2 tablespoons coarsely chopped dill, plus more for serving

2 tablespoons coarsely chopped mint, plus more for serving

1/2 large English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/4″-thick half-moons (about 1 cup)

2 cups shredded romaine lettuce

3/4 cup small cherry or grape tomatoes, halved (about 5 ounces)

1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion

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