Halal Cart Chicken and Rice

Serves: up to 6 | Cooking time: 30 minutes

“Street food is loved by everyone no matter where you’re from. From chicken shawarma and doner kebab to kumpir and arayes, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean street food is known for its bright flavors. Halal cart chicken and rice is no exception and has been a staple of NYC street food scene for a long time.” – Unicorns In The Kitchen

Halal Chicken & Yellow Rice with white sauce



  • 2 lbs Farmer Focus boneless skinless chicken thighs

  • juice of 1 lemon

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 ½ tsp paprika

  • 1 ½ tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp coriander

  • ½ tsp all spice

  • kosher salt

Yellow Rice

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 small onion chopped

  • 1 ½ cup basmati rice rinsed

  • ½ tsp turmeric

  • ½ tsp cumin

  • kosher salt

White Sauce

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ⅓ cup whole milk yogurt

  • 1 clove garlic minced

  • 1 tsp vinegar

  • ½ tsp granulated sugar

  • kosher salt


  • 1 head romaine lettuce chopped

  • 2 roma tomatoes chopped


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