Easy (non-grilled) Chicken Shawarma Recpe | ethnicspoon.com
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Easy Chicken Shawarma

Here is a super easy and exotic chicken recipe for a fast weeknight meal.  You can wrap this up in a pita too! Place chicken in a glass dish. In a small bowl mix together olive oil, Kosher salt, cumin, curry, allspice, oregano and paprika. Pour over chicken; mix well and refrigerate for about 4-6 hours.  You will love the flavors in this dish! 

Course Main dish
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword chicken stir fry, Lebanese food, shawarma spice blend, yogurt sauce
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 406 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken breast sliced thin
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt paleo diet: sea salt
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp curry
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 8 oz. plain yogurt paleo diet: coconut milk yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1 onion medium, sliced thin
  • 2 Roma tomatoes sliced
  • 1 tsp zatar
  • 4-6 pita rounds paleo diet: any paleo bread

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken breast into thin slices. If the breasts are partially frozen, the cutting process is easier.
  2. Place chicken in a glass dish. In a small bowl mix together olive oil, Kosher salt, cumin, curry, allspice, oregano and paprika. Pour over chicken; mix well and refrigerate for about 4-6 hours.
  3. In a bowl mix together yogurt and tahini. Place in the fridge.
  4. In a pan quickly stir fry the chicken until golden brown. Sprinkle with parsley.
  5. In a separate pan fry the onions until they are golden.
  6. Cut the tomato slices in half, and sprinkle with zatar.
  7. Serve the chicken shawarma with the onions, tomato and yogurt sauce with pita rounds.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Shawarma
Amount Per Serving
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 787mg34%
Potassium 796mg23%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 795IU16%
Vitamin C 9.7mg12%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.