Yalla Eat! Chef Series: Yumna Jawad presents Shish Tawook

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5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Yumna Jawad (Feel Good Foodie) presents Shish Tawook


2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut into large chunks
1/2 cup plain whole milk yogurt
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
6 garlic cloves crushed
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon paprika
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Yumna Jawad is the founder of Feel Good Foodie – a blog dedicated to sharing modern healthy-ish recipes with feel good ingredients. Yumna has a business degree from the University of Michigan and a background in Marketing. Without any formal cooking training, she started sharing recipes she cooked her family in 2013 and eventually garnered millions of followers on social media and millions of monthly page views on her blog. Her recipes have been featured by Parade, BuzzFeed, Women’s Health, Greatist and Good Housekeeping. She was a guest on ABC’s Live with Kelly & Ryan, and was named by US Weekly and SELF Magazine as a top healthy food blogger.


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  • July 14, 2020 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm