Chicken Shawarma Wrap Recipe


Chicken Shawarma Wrap Recipe

Chicken Shawarma Wrap Recipe
Chicken Shawarma Wrap Recipe

"A mystical blend of yogurt, lemon, and Mediterranean spices makes this the best chicken shawarma wrap recipe! A quick and easy dinner recipe perfect for people who are looking for an alternative low-carb meal. Above all, this is an excellent recipe for chicken thighs with a full savory flavor that melts in your mouth. According to Jamrahrestaurant, “Shawarma is a Levantine Arab meat preparation, where lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, veal, or mixed meats are placed on a spit (commonly a vertical spit in restaurants) and may be grilled for as long as a day. "


Preparation Time20 min

Cooking Time15 min

Cooking MethodSkillet


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemons
  • 23 ounces boneless chicken thighs


  1. Combine olive oil, cumin, paprika, turmeric, allspice, chili powder, minced garlic, cinnamon, and 1 tbsp lemon juice in a large container

  2. Add the bite-size boneless chicken thighs and marinate for 15 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, prepare the cucumber-tomato relish by mixing chopped tomatoes and cucumbers with minced onions.

  4. Add the juice of the remaining lemon.

  5. Sauté marinated chicken until cooked through, season with salt and pepper. And set aside.

  6. Warm the corn tortilla and assemble the shawarma wrap.

  7. For the wrap build: First, spread a tablespoon of yogurt on the tortillas, then top with cucumber-tomato relish.

  8. Add the cooked chicken, roll up tight and eat!

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