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Grilled Chicken Shawarma Recipe

Shawarma is one of the famous dishes in the middle eastern cuisine, it is full of oil and fat yet it is not the healthiest option you can go for but it is very delicious to enjoy once in a while. In this recipe you will try the chicken shawarma with different marinade that will absolutely make it even more delicious with pita bread, garlic sauce and pickles aside.

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

This recipe is very simple and famous in the middle east but you are going to taste it differently
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Arabic, Middle Eastern
Servings 6 People
Calories 300 kcal




  • 1 kg Chicken Thighs
  • 2 tbsp Cumin
  • 2 tbsp Ground Coriander
  • 8 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 6 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 2 tsp All spices


  • Place the marinade ingredients in a bowl and mix well
  • Rub the chicken with the marinade and set it aside for 20 minutes
  • Preheat the grill to medim heat
  • Place the chicken on the preheated grill 8 minutes each side
  • Move to a cooler spot on the grill and cook for 10 minutes
  • Serve the chicken shawarma with pickles and pita bread and enjoy


Calories: 300kcal
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