Fattoush

Classic Middle Eastern Fattoush is a fresh salad seasoned with ground tart sumac berry and topped with crunchy pita chips. 

Add Chicken or Vegetables

Serve it with fried chicken or use the Lebanese Baharat blend for oven baked vegetables.

Alternatively, go for another Lebanese classic: Shawarma.

Fattoush
Variations
The Fattoush Culinary Spice Kit includes the following spices:
[1] Allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, fenugreek, cloves, ginger, nutmeg

[2] Sumac

Print Recipe
Fattoush
Cuisine Lebanese
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 1.25 lb chicken breast sliced into 1/2-inch wide stripes
  • 3 cups lettuce sliced into 1-inch wide stripes
  • 1/2 cup red radish halved and sliced
  • 1 Persian cucumber
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1/2 cup flat parsley and/ or mint leaves chopped
  • 2 pita bread cut into 1-inch cubed chips
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed and peeled
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • olive oil
Optional
  • extra pita bread
  • onions sliced
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Pouch [1] allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, fenugreek, cloves, ginger, nutmeg
  • Pouch [2] sumac
Cuisine Lebanese
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 1.25 lb chicken breast sliced into 1/2-inch wide stripes
  • 3 cups lettuce sliced into 1-inch wide stripes
  • 1/2 cup red radish halved and sliced
  • 1 Persian cucumber
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1/2 cup flat parsley and/ or mint leaves chopped
  • 2 pita bread cut into 1-inch cubed chips
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed and peeled
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • olive oil
Optional
  • extra pita bread
  • onions sliced
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Pouch [1] allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, fenugreek, cloves, ginger, nutmeg
  • Pouch [2] sumac
Instructions
Chicken
  1. In a BOWL, mix 2 tbsp lemon juice with Fattoush Spices [1] and salt to taste.
  2. Add chicken and 1 tbsp olive oil. Mix well until evenly coated.
  3. Cover and let marinate in the fridge for 1 to 3 hours.
  4. In a PAN, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Fry garlic for 1 minute. Add chicken and fry until all sides turn brown.
Salad
  1. Cut cucumber, bell pepper, tomato into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. In a large BOWL, mix 1 tbsp lemon juice, Fattoush Spices [2], salt to taste, and 1 tbsp olive oil.
  3. Add all vegetables and herbs, and toss lightly.
  4. In a PAN, heat 2 tbsp olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Fry pita chips until they turn crisp.
  6. Add the chips to the salad and toss lightly.
Serve
  1. Serve chicken over salad or in pita bread with onions (optional).
  2. Enjoy!