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Doner Kebab with White Asparagus



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 50 mins (30m prep + 20m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Donner kebab with white asparagus

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a bowl, combine the minced garlic, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, ground cumin, ground coriander, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper to make the marinade.
  2. 2.Add the thinly sliced lamb or chicken to the marinade and toss to coat. Let it marinate for at least 20 minutes.
  3. 3.Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Cook the marinated meat for about 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through and nicely charred. Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes.
  4. 4.While the meat is resting, warm the pita bread in a dry skillet or on the grill for a minute on each side.
  5. 5.To assemble the kebabs, spread a dollop of Greek yogurt on each pita bread. Top with the grilled meat, blanched white asparagus, sliced red onion, diced tomato, sliced cucumber, and chopped fresh parsley.
  6. 6.Drizzle with the remaining olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. 7.Fold the pita bread in half and enjoy your delicious Doner Kebab with White Asparagus!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find white asparagus, you can use green asparagus instead.
  • chevron_rightFor a vegetarian option, you can substitute the meat with grilled halloumi cheese or falafel.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize your kebab with your favorite toppings and sauces.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side of fries or a refreshing salad for a complete meal.