Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

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Just as tasty as your nearest Shawarma shop, this Chicken Shawarma Recipe packs so much punch with extreme flavors and boldness from this unmistakable Middle Eastern marinade. And let’s not forget the yogurt sauce to tie it all together.

Fresh lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes make a great accompaniment to the light but tart yogurt sauce. These fresh elements are just what was needed with the large and in charge and totally satisfying pieces of grilled chicken shawarma.

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Chop lettuce
Chop lettuce
Dice tomato
Dice tomato
Dice cucumber
Dice cucumber
Yogurt sauce
Yogurt sauce
Chicken shawarma marinade
Chicken shawarma marinade
Marinate chicken
Marinate chicken
Massage marinade into chicken
Massage marinade into chicken
BBQ chicken shawarma
BBQ chicken shawarma
Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Chicken Shawarma
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 5 pieces
Calories: 167kcal
Cost: $5-10

Equipment

  • BBQ

Ingredients

CHICKEN SHAWARMA

  • 5 pieces Chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cardamom
  • 1 tbsp Coriander
  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • ¼ cup Oil
  • ½ cup Lettuce (chopped)
  • ½ cup Cucumber (diced)
  • ½ cup Tomato (diced)
  • Fresh Pitas (or turn it into a pizza)

YOGURT SAUCE

  • cup Plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper

Instructions

  • In large bowl mix together garlic powder, cardamom, coriander, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, lemon juice and oil. Add chicken and massage with rub, get every nook and cranny.
  • Cover and marinate at least 30 minutes (but marinating in the fridge overnight for 24 hours is best)
  • Chop lettuce, dice tomatoes and cucumbers.
  • Grill chicken on med-high heat, 6-8 minutes each side or until fully cooked. Let cool and slice.
  • In large bowl mix together Greek yogurt, garlic powder, cumin, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Add all these components to a pita or put it on a pizza!

Video

Nutrition

Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.05g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 728mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 908IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 2mg

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