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Chicken Shawarma Rice Recipe

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
Chicken Shawarma Rice
Serves 6
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.
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
548 calories
67 g
73 g
16 g
33 g
3 g
384 g
651 g
5 g
0 g
12 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
384g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 548
Calories from Fat 143
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g
25%
Saturated Fat 3g
16%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 73mg
24%
Sodium 651mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates 67g
22%
Dietary Fiber 3g
12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A
13%
Vitamin C
69%
Calcium
7%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
For Chicken Shawarma
  1. 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cubed
  2. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  3. 2 tbsp yogurt
  4. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  5. 1 tbsp lemon juice
  6. 1 tsp red chili powder
  7. 1 tsp cumin powder
  8. 1 tsp tandoori masala
  9. 1 tsp salt
  10. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
For Chicken Shawarma Rice
  1. 2 cups rice
  2. 2-1/2 cups chicken stock
  3. 1 small onion
  4. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  5. 1 tbsp butter
  6. 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  7. 1 cinnamon stick
  8. 1 cardamom pod
  9. 2 cloves
  10. 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  11. 1 tbsp chopped green onions
  12. 1 tsp cumin powder
  13. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  14. 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  15. 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  16. salt to taste
Other Ingredients
  1. Garlic sauce or plain yoghurt.
  2. 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  3. 1 onion, thinly sliced
  4. 1/4 chopped cabbage
  5. 1/4 cup pickled cucumber
  6. 1 tbsp pepper sauce
  7. French Fries
  8. Lettuce Leaves
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!
Serving Suggestions
  1. Serve with french fries.
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calories
548
fat
16g
protein
33g
carbs
67g
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I have also posted Chicken Shawarma Wraps which is another tastiest version of making Shawarma at home. Do check it out as well.


 

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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. This looks fabulous – love the spicy kick! it’s an easy one-dish meal!

  3. 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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