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Chicken Shawarma Pizza

Chicken Shawarma Pizza

"Our pizza is weird and our dough is wild, made from all-natural sourdough starter."
Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword Chicken Shawarma
Prep Time 1 day
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 day 10 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 357kcal
Cost $5-10


  • Squeeze Bottle



  • 2 cups Chicken Shawarma instructions below*
  • 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Cucumber diced
  • ½ cup Lettuce chopped
  • ½ cup Tomato diced


  • cup Yogurt Sauce instructions below*


  • 1 cup Sourdough Starter active
  • 1 cup Bread Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt

Chicken Shawarma*

  • 5 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

Yogurt Sauce*

  • cup Greek Yogurt plain
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper


Wild Dough (1 hour)

  • Make your dough by mixing the sourdough starter flour and salt together (adding a bit of flour at a time until it takes shape but is still a little sticky) and knead the dough for about 30 seconds.
  • Place the wild dough in lightly floured bowl and cover with a towel, set aside for 1 hour. (The pizza steel or stone needs to preheat for 1 hour as well, so preheat oven to 550 degrees after you finish making your pizza dough)

Chicken Shawarma* (12-24 hours)

  • 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 refrigerate overnight (12-24 hours).
  • Grill chicken on med-high heat, 6-8 minutes each side. Let cool and slice.

Yogurt Sauce*

  • In large bowl mix together Greek yogurt, garlic powder, cumin, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Reserve 1 cup for pizza sauce and put 1/4 cup of sauce into a squeeze bottle.

PIZZA (8-10 minutes)

  • Grate mozzarella, chop lettuce, and dice cucumbers and tomatoes.
  • Preheat oven to 550 degrees F. with baking steel or pizza stone inside the oven for 1 hour.
  • Flour surface and roll out the dough. Put a floured pizza peel underneath the dough.
  • Add sauce, cheese, and chicken. Pat down the toppings before putting into the oven.
  • Bake pizza in the oven at 550 degrees F. for 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove pizza from oven with pizza peel. Let cool for 5 minutes. Add lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and swirl some sauce on top.



Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 356IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 1mg