Chicken Shawarma
Homemade Chicken Shawarma that is just as good if not better than your local kabab shop. Great fun to make with your children.
Servings Prep Time
6 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40minutes 2hours -minimum
Servings Prep Time
6 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40minutes 2hours -minimum
  • 6 chicken brest filletscut into half horizontally
  • 1large onionpeeled
  • 4 bbq skewers
  • 1/2tbsp Knorr chicken granulesor 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1tbsp ground cumin
  • 1tbsp turmeric
  • 1tbsp ground coriander
  • 1tbsp paprika
  • 1tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1tbsp dried oregano
  • 1/4tsp salt and white pepper
  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp Honey
  1. First make the marinade by combining all of the marinade ingredients together. Add in the chicken breast and give it a good mix. Leave to marinade in the fridge over night or minimum 2 hours.
  2. To cook the chicken, cut the onion in half and put it in a baking sheet. Stick 1 bbq skewer in to each half of the onion, using the blunt end. Skew the chicken breast on to the skewer resting it on the onion. You are using the onion to stable the chicken. you might need extra skewer to stable the chicken. See photo in post.
  3. Cook the chicken in a 180c pre heated oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Check that the chicken is cooked, especially in the middle. Served with flat bread, salad and yoghurt.
Recipe Notes

This recipe is great cook on the BBQ. you can use chicken thigh, beef or lamb too.

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