Chicken Shawarma | How to make Chicken Shawarma

By Rita Arora  |  8th Jul 2016  |  
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About Chicken Shawarma Recipe

Shawarma is a Middle Eastern dish of garlicky meat or poultry served on pitas. This chicken version is flavored with a savory yogurt sauce.

Chicken Shawarma is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Rita Arora teaches how to make Chicken Shawarma step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Chicken Shawarma in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 3 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Chicken Shawarma at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Chicken Shawarma takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Chicken Shawarma is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Chicken Shawarma is a good option for you. The flavour of Chicken Shawarma is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chicken Shawarma and impress your family and friends.

Chicken Shawarma

Ingredients to make Chicken Shawarma

  • chicken breast (Boneless) 1/2 kg
  • ginger powder ¼ tsp
  • nutmeg powder ½ tsp
  • lemon juice 1 tsp
  • garlic cloves 2-3
  • yoghurt 3-4 spoon
  • salt ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder ½ tsp
  • Soya sauce 1 tsp
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • White pepper ½ tsp
  • cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • White vinegar 1 tsp
  • Gram masala 1 tsp
  • onion 1
  • cabbage ½ cup

How to make Chicken Shawarma

  1. Wash chicken under running water. Drain completely. Cut to small bite size pieces. Keep it aside.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for marinade. Add lemon juice only if needed. Marinate chicken with the mix. Cover and refrigerate for at least 12 to 24 hours.
  3. Heat a pan with half tbsp olive oil on a high heat. When the pan is hot. Place the chicken and flip to cook on all the sides evenly.
  4. When the chicken is tender cooked, shred it on the pan with a wooden spoon. Cook further for 1 to 2 mins. Set this aside and use the same pan to grill quartered layered onions.
  5. Serve as a appetizer with yogurt garlic sauce.
  6. making wrap/ roll: Spread sauce on the chapati or pita bread, place cabbage and then chicken, grilled onions, and roll it up.

My Tip:

Use homemade lacha parantha to make shwarma.

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