Chicken Tantuni Recipe

Chicken Tantuni Recipe

Today at Takrecipe, we want to make one of the most delightful forms of chicken breast. Chicken tantuni is one of the most flavorful dishes in Turkey and is very simple to prepare. In this dish, a specialty of Mersin in Turkey, meat and fresh vegetables is wrapped with lavash bread. Chicken tantuni is a complete, hearty, and healthy food that is prepared with ingredients such as chicken breast, onion, and tomato. This is a good and wholesome alternative to usual fast food. Stay with us to learn how to prepare this tasty chicken tantuni at home.

Ingredients for four people
Chicken fillet800 g
Large tomatoes2
Large onion1
Parsley1 tbsp
Lavash Bread6 (or as required)
Salt1 tsp (or to taste)
Sumac½ tsp (or to taste)
Black pepper½ tsp (or to taste)
Curry½ tsp (or to taste)
Chili powder½ tsp (or to taste)

Chicken Tantuni Recipe

Step 1

Chop the chicken fillets into small pieces. Then put a suitable pan on the heat and pour some oil into it. Once the oil is hot, add the chopped chicken and fry them well while stirring in the pan until its juice is evaporated.

Step 2

Add curry, salt, black pepper, chili powder, and sumac, and fry for another minute until the aroma of spices is released.

Step 3

Add a cup of water to the pan and put the lid on. Bring the water to a boil and let the chicken meat cook thoroughly. You should let half amount of water evaporate.

Step 4

Meanwhile, peel and wash the onion, and cut it into thin slices. Then put it in a suitable bowl.

Step 5

Next, wash the tomatoes, and divide them into two equal parts. Cut each half of the tomato into thin slices, and add them to the onion.

Step 6

Next, rinse the parsley, and put it in a colander to drain the excess water. Then transfer the parsley to your kitchen board and finely chop it. Add chopped parsley to the bowl containing the vegetables and mix them.

Step 7

When the chicken meat is thoroughly cooked, place the Lavash bread in the pan, so it is coated with the chicken meat oil. Then transfer the bread to your work surface and pile some of the chicken meat on the bread.

Step 8

Spread a layer of the mixture of onion, tomato, and parsley on the chicken and wrap it. It will get an envelope shape. Then roll and tighten it until you hit the end. That is it! Serve this delicious tantuni with your desired sauce and pair it with a cold drink. Enjoy your meal!

Last Updated : Monday 14 November 2022
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