Flavorful Chicken Shawarma

Flavorful Chicken Shawarma

Flavorful Chicken Shawarma

Flavorful Chicken Shawarma is a mouthwatering Middle Eastern dish that bursts with exotic flavors. This recipe will take your taste buds on a journey through the streets of Beirut with every bite.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Pita bread, for serving
  • Sliced cucumber, tomatoes, and red onion, for garnish
  • Tahini sauce or garlic sauce, for drizzling


  1. In a bowl, combine yogurt, minced garlic, olive oil, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the chicken breasts to the marinade and coat them evenly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Grill the chicken for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until fully cooked and slightly charred.
  4. Slice the grilled chicken into thin strips.
  5. Warm the pita bread and fill it with the sliced chicken, cucumber, tomatoes, and red onion.
  6. Drizzle with tahini sauce or garlic sauce.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy your homemade Flavorful Chicken Shawarma!

Prep Time: 1 hour

Serves: 4

Flavorful Chicken Shawarma is a Middle Eastern delight packed with spices and served in warm pita bread with fresh veggies.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 9g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 34g | Fiber: 4g

Make this Flavorful Chicken Shawarma recipe for a taste of the Mediterranean in your own kitchen. With its tender, spiced chicken and vibrant garnishes, it’s the perfect dish for family dinners or gatherings with friends. The combination of aromatic spices and cool, crisp vegetables makes every bite a harmonious explosion of flavors. Enjoy this culinary journey from the comfort of your home, and share the joy of Flavorful Chicken Shawarma with your loved ones.

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