Chicken Shwarma, My Way.

READY IN: 24hrs 10mins
Recipe by Mayas Mama

A very popular middle eastern dish. Traditionally cooked rotisserie style, this method allows you to recreate the flavor and texture on a much more economical and smaller scale.

Top Review by Orange Walk girl

This was very delicious! Followed the recipe exactly with the exception of the yogurt. I avoid using any dairy. I can't imagine that it made any difference. It was great without it and my family loved it. This will be a regular dish in our house. Thank you so much for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chicken breasts, into long, slim strips, then into lengths that are about an inch long.
  2. Put them into a bowl, and allow them to marinate in the lemon juice and rind, olive oil, crushed and diced garlic, yoghurt, tomato paste, salt, pepper and spices.
  3. Allow 24 hours for the flavors to develop. [ i know it seems like a long wait, but it'll be worth it].
  4. The following day, remove and drain the chicken pieces from the marinade, and saute them for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve hot as a mezze or for sandwiches along with thinly sliced onions, deseeded tomato, pickles, and fresh baked pita.

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