Be it a quick evening snack or a late Friday night dinner, Chicken Shawarma is a scrumptious delicacy that you can enjoy at any time of the day. It consists of oven-roasted or grilled marinated chicken pieces rolled up in a pita with a delicious spicy yoghurt sauce and your favourite veggies. Read on to know more.
Combine the marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Coat the chicken well and refrigerate overnight or for up to 24 hours.
Preheat the oven at 220°C. Add the marinated chicken to a baking dish and bake for about 25 minutes until the chicken is brown.
Combine the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and mix well. In a plate, arrange the flatbread or pita and smear the sauce over it. Add lettuce leaves and top with tomato slices and chicken pieces. Roll it up and serve.
You can try this recipe from scratch or use Chicken Shawarma Spread by Licious to make a quick wrap.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What cuts of chicken are best for making shawarma?
You can use mini chicken bites, chicken tender strips or boneless chicken thighs cut into bite-sized pieces.
For how long can I store the shawarma sauce?
You can refrigerate the sauce in an air-tight container for about 3 days.