Jerusalem mixed grill

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Jerusalem mixed grill or Meorav Yerushalmi (in Hebrew)
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Course Main Dish/Street food
Place of origin Jerusalem, Israel
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients chicken hearts, spleens and liver mixed with bits of lamb, onion.
Cookbook:Jerusalem mixed grill or Meorav Yerushalmi (in Hebrew)  Jerusalem mixed grill or Meorav Yerushalmi (in Hebrew)

Jerusalem mixed grill (Hebrew: מעורב ירושלמי‎) (me'orav Yerushalmi) is a grilled meat dish considered a specialty of Jerusalem, Israel. It consists of chicken hearts, spleens and liver mixed with bits of lamb cooked on a flat grill, seasoned with onion, garlic, juniper berries, black pepper, cumin, turmeric and coriander.[1]

The dish is said to be have been invented at the Mahane Yehuda Market, with various steakhouses claiming to be the originators.

In 2009, Israeli chefs created a giant portion that weighed in at 440 pounds (200 kilos), winning a Guinness world record for the largest Jerusalem mixed grill. They also prepared the world's smallest dish: Jerusalem mixed grill in a pita the size of a coin.[2]

According to Haaretz food critic Daniel Rogov, world-renowned chefs have pleaded with Sima, one of the steakhouses, for the recipe, which includes a secret ingredient described as "Georgian pepper."[1]

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  1. ^ a b Daniel Rogov (2007-03-22). "Dining Out / Mixed Jerusalem grill in Tel Aviv". Haaretz. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  2. ^ "Largest 'Jerusalem mixed grill'-Israeli chefs sets world record". World Record Academy. 2009-12-02. Retrieved 2013-03-20.