Recipe Tip You can try this recipe from scratch or use Chicken Shawarma Spread by Licious to make a quick wrap. Share your version of this recipe How do you make chicken shawarma at home? Share your version of the recipe with us. 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.