Chicken Shawarma Recipe

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Chicken Shawarma originates from Ottoman Empire. Chicken Shawarma is classified as Arabian sandwiches wrap where mixed meat is placed on vertical spit and is grilled all day Read More

Chicken Shawarma originates from Ottoman Empire. Chicken Shawarma is classified as Arabian sandwiches wrap where mixed meat is placed on vertical spit and is grilled all day long. Meat shavings are cut from the block for serving where as the rest of the block keeps grilling. Filled with yummy ingredients like boneless chicken, cinnamon, all spices, pepper, chili, and lemon juice makes Chicken Shawarma recipe delicious to the core. You can use paper napkin to wrap it and serve it with French fries, taboon bread, tomato and cucumber. It is a perfect delicious and healthy meal. Try the Chicken Shawarma recipe at home from the method posted online on this page. Hide


- fresh pita bread

- Whole dill pickle (cut lengthwise into 4 pieces

- French fries

- garlic spread (follow recipe)

Marinade for chicken

- 2 lb. boneless chicken with (cut into pieces)

- 1\2 tsp. ground cinnamon

- 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

- 1/2 tsp. ground green cardamoms

- 3/4 tsp. allspice

1/2 t. freshly ground black pepper

- 1/4 t. ground cloves

- 1/2 tsp. crushed red chili

- 1 1\2 tsp. salt

- 4 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

- 1tsp. sumac, optional

Ingredients for garlic sauce:

- 2 whole garlic bulbs

- 1 tsp. salt

- 1 cup corn oil

- 3 tbsp. lemon juice


1. Wash the chicken pieces pat dry. Place the chicken pieces in a bowl. Mix all the spices with lemon juice to make thick paste. Rub the paste over the chicken pieces thoroughly. Marinate it for 5-6 hours at room temperature over night in the refrigerator.

2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Grease a baking dish with oil, put chicken pieces in skin side down, and bake it for about 20 minutes. Take it out, turn them over and bake for 10-15 more minutes or until the chicken is tender.

3. Remove the skin and shred the chicken with a sharp knife. Put the shredded chicken back in the baking dish. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of sumac and mix well.

Garlic Spread:
Put the garlic and salt in a food processor or chopper and process to a smooth paste. Add oil in a thin stream and process until oil and garlic form a uniform mixture. add lemon juice and process once.

Take one pita bread, put a thin layer of
garlic spread. Put 4 tablespoons of shredded chicken, a
few slices of pickle and French fries. Roll
it, wrap in paper napkin.

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chicken shawarma is nice awesome made it is better a chicken roll good recipe
By: Aqsa, Form: Karachi, on 30 Jan, 2019
Chicken Shawarma So I would like to make it in my home and have the attractive smell with the great taste Chicken Shawarma makes with the lots of spicey and the many more masala that mine whole family eat and was like to Chicken Shawarma.I try many recipes and found this recipes is quit easy.
By: kiran mumtaz, Form: rawalpindi, on 03 Oct, 2018
Shawarma roll is a delicious meaty roll that has chicken and other delicious vegetables and sauces wrapped up in a flat bread. This fantastic roll has been so popular recently in Pakistan, that you will find a shawarma stand at each corner every corner in every city!
By: jamal, Form: hawalli, on 09 Apr, 2017
Children love taking shawarma whenever they want to satisfy their off time hunger, which makes many mums to thought about the hygiene of those shawarma.
By: jahanzaib, Form: seoul, on 06 Apr, 2017
I have just selected Chicken Shawarma from this website. This step by step method is easy to follow. I am certain that my recipe turns out to be good. My friend also tried this recipe and she loved it to the core.
By: Sana, Form: Karachi, on 28 Mar, 2017
I once ate Shawarma in Dubai and since then I tried to make it at home but it does not taste like the one I ate there in Dubai.
By: Sadia, Form: Karachi, on 26 Aug, 2015
too good
By: Mussab Rafiq, Form: Bhalwal, on 02 Aug, 2015
I don’t know what is the method to make spicy chatni which I see in this image, some chef also include the garlic sauce instead of this green chatni but it enhance the taste if you use green chatni to make it.
By: asma, Form: khi, on 31 Jul, 2015
What is the best technique to piece it for serving? I make it many times but the roll is open when I cut it, without cutting it is not eatable.
By: soobia, Form: karachi, on 06 Jul, 2014
Before try this recipe of shawarma i did not eager to eat this dish but after try it according to this recipe i like the taste of this dish.
By: nargis, Form: karachi, on 30 Jun, 2014