Mom's Shawerma(شاورما)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Before I got married, I had this for lunch every single day (Mom made it for me!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients, cover and let marinate for an hour.
  2. Cook over medium heat in a large saucepan until done (should be dry).
  3. (I don't like onions and garlic all that much, so i pick the chicken out).
  4. If you can get arabian pita bread from an international store, do so, it is a million times better than pita.
  5. Heat bread, spread with a little mayo.
  6. Put chicken along one side and wrap.
  7. Variations: try adding french fries, or pickles.
  8. Instead of plain mayo, mix some mayo with lemon juice, olive oil and garlic.
Most Helpful

This is delicious! I added a touch of cayenne pepper, just because we like it. I had to use the regular ole pita bread, but it sure was good! Very quick and easy, it's a keeper.

MizzNezz April 29, 2002

This was awesome. Sooooo easy to make and a great taste. Thanks for sharing.

Satyne July 04, 2013

Very tasty and authentic! Thanks for sharing

rpgaymer September 17, 2012