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Chicken Shawarma Salad Recipes

Shawarma is one of the most popular middle eastern cuisine, It’s made by roasting a cone of meat on a vertical spit. To serve, the meat is shaved off the cone and wrapped in flatbread or a pita bread It’s really delicious,

if you want to make a simple chicken shawarma with tender, smokey and flavorful chicken you can use this recipe below


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts⁠
  • Salt to taste⁠
  • 1 tsp cumin powder⁠
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste⁠
  • 1 tsp allspice⁠
  • 1 tsp paprika powder⁠
  • 1½ tsp onion powder⁠
  • 1½ tsp garlic paste⁠
  • 2 tbsps yogurt⁠
  • 2 tbsps oil⁠
  • 8-10 romaine lettuce leaves⁠
  • 1 large carrot, sliced⁠
  • 10-12 cherry tomatoes⁠
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced⁠
  • 8-10 parsley leaves ⁠
  • 12-15 green olive slices⁠
  • Pickle beetroot as required⁠
  • 4 tbsps aioli + for drizzling⁠
  • Grilled pita triangles for garnish⁠
  • Microgreens for garnish⁠


  • 1. Place the chicken on a plate, sprinkle salt, cumin powder, crushed black peppercorns, allspice, paprika powder, onion powder, garlic paste, and yogurt. Rub the spices well and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.⁠
  • 2. Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan, place the marinated chicken and cook on high heat for 4-5 minutes on both sides.⁠
  • 3. Reduce the flame and cook till the chicken is cooked completely. Take it off the heat and allow resting for 5-10 minutes.⁠
  • 4. Tear romaine lettuce leaves and add them in a bowl, add carrot, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, tear parsley and add it to the bowl. Add green olives, pickled beetroot, and aioli. Mix well.⁠
  • 5. Slice the cooked chicken breasts and set aside.⁠
  • 6. In a serving plate, place the prepared salad, place a few grilled pita triangles, and place the sliced chicken on top and drizzle aioli on top.⁠
  • 7. Garnish with micro greens and serve.⁠


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