Chicken Shawarma Rice Recipe

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Chicken Shawarma Rice

As a change from the normal, I sometimes love having chicken shawarma over rice as opposed to rolled up in a pita. This is a must-try recipe. Check it out Chicken Shawarma Rice recipe here.

Chicken Shawarma Rice Recipe
Photo:Chicken Shawarma Rice

 

 Chicken Shawarma Rice Recipe
Photo: Chicken Shawarma Rice Recipe
Chicken Shawarma Rice recipe
Photo:Chicken Shawarma Rice
Photo: Chicken Shawarma Rice
Photo:Chicken Shawarma Rice Recipe

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Chicken Shawarma Rice

As a change from the normal, I sometimes love having chicken shawarma over rice as opposed to rolled up in a pita. This is a must-try recipe.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Bushrah | Recipestable

Ingredients

For Chicken Shawarma

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast cubed
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp tandoori masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

For Chicken Shawarma Rice

  • 2 cups rice
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cardamom pod
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped green onions
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • Garlic sauce or plain yoghurt.
  • 1 to mato thinly sliced
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 chopped cabbage
  • 1/4 cup pickled cucumber
  • 1 tbsp pepper sauce
  • French Fries
  • Lettuce Leaves

Instructions

Method

To Make Chicken Shawarma

  1. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, oil, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, cumin powder, tandoori masala, salt and lemon juice.
  2. Pour this mixture over the chicken cubes.
  3. Toss to coat evenly.
  4. Cover and marinate for 4 hours to blend flavors.
  5. After 4 hours, thread chicken on the metal skewers.
  6. Grill on each side for 5 minutes or until tender.
  7. Remove from the skewers.
  8. Chop into chunks.
  9. Set aside and and keep warm.

To Make Chicken Shawarma Rice

  1. Wash rice with few changes of water then soaked for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain rice and set aside. Heat the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic paste and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Add green chillis and all other spices. Cook and stir 1 minute longer. Note: (Careful not to let them burn.)
  5. Add chicken stock. Bring to a boil and let it simmer. Season with salt.
  6. Add rice and stir a little.
  7. Cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes then reduce the heat to medium-low.
  8. Cover and let it simmer for 8-10 minutes or until all water dries up and rice are cooked evenly.
  9. Now reduce the heat. Cover the skillet by using wetting a kitchen towel.
  10. Placing kitchen towel over the skillet.
  11. Then placing a lid on top of it.
  12. Cook the rice on very low heat for 10 minutes.
  13. Turn the heat off. Remove the lid and fluff the rice up.
  14. Transfer rice into a large servings dish.
  15. Top with chicken shawarma, lettuce leaves, cabbage, cucumber pickle, tomato and onion.
  16. Drizzle with pepper sauce.Chicken Shawarma Rice is ready to serve. enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with french fries.

I have also posted Chicken Shawarma Wraps which is another tastiest version of making Shawarma at home. Do check it out as well.


 

Put your own spin on it. And lemme know how it turns out. Post a photo on Facebook (Recipestable) or  on Twitter so I can see how lovely yours turn out.Put your own spin on it. And lemme know how it turns out. Post a photo on Facebook (Recipestable) or on Twitter so I can see how lovely yours turn out.


 

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4 COMMENTS

  1. I would be lying if I didn’t say I drooled at your pics.. Oh, I so want to taste ghee roast.. They are atrociously yummy!

  2. Hi bushra, love your website ????I have made this shawarma rice before but today I made it with brown rice and it was just as delicious!!!

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