Chicken Falafel

  • Yield 4 servings


1 pound ground Chicken
3/4 cup dry prepared Falafel mix
3 tablespoons cold Butter cut into very small pieces
1 -- Egg yolk
3 tablespoons plain whole milk Greek Yogurt
1 teaspoon Garam Masala
1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 to 3/4 cup of water plus 3 tablespoons of butter
1 -- head of shredded iceberg lettuce
1 package grape tomatoes halved
1 -- cucumber sliced thin
1 package Thomas' Sahara white Pita bread


Mix chicken, dry falafel mix, butter pieces, egg yolk, yogurt, Garam Masala, cayenne pepper, salt and nutmeg; shape into approximately 32 meatballs. Heat water and the 3 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet. Add the meatballs to simmer; shaking and gently turning often, until all of the water cooks away and the meatballs are browned.

Drain meatballs on paper towels.

Yogurt Dill Dipping Sauce
1 cup plain whole milk Greek Yogurt
1 tablespoon fresh dill
1 tablespoon lemon
1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt

Mix yogurt, dill, lemon, cayenne pepper and salt and chill.

1 cup store bought Tahini

1 cup store bought Classic Hummus

Arrange meatballs, lettuce, tomatoes, pita bread, Tahini, Hummus and yogurt dipping sauce on a tray garnished with parsley and dill sprigs.
Diners are invited to make their own sandwiches..

Serves 4



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