Recipes from The Pita Post

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These schnitzel and falafel recipes come courtesy of Tal Sasson from the food truck The Pita Post. You can find more information about the food truck at www.thepitapost.com
 
Sh-Ni-Tzel:
Ingredients
2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 large breasts)
2 eggs
1 cup breadcrumbs, matzo meal, or panko
2 tbsp paprika
Salt and pepper
Oil for frying (pick one with a high smoke point like grapeseed)
Fresh lemon wedges for garnish
 
You will also need
Plastic wrap, mallet, skillet, paper towels
 
Falafel:
Ingredients
1 pound (about 2 cups) dry chickpeas/garbanzo beans - you must start with dry, do NOT substitute canned, they will not work!
1 small onion, roughly chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
3-5 cloves garlic (I prefer roasted)
1 3/4 tsp salt
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp black pepper
Pinch of ground cardamom
Vegetable oil for frying (grapeseed, canola, and peanut oil work well)
You will also need
Food processor, skillet
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