Chicken Shawarma Wraps

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This Chicken Shawarma Wraps recipe is bursting with middle eastern flavors. Simple to make.

Chicken Shawarma Wraps

Prep Time 60 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 8


This Chicken Shawarma Wraps recipe is bursting with middle eastern flavors. Simple to make.


For Chicken & Marinade

For Pita Bread

For Hummus Sauce

For Sour Cream

For Shawarma Pickle



  1. Cut chicken into cubes.
  2. Place in a large bowl. Add plain yogurt, vinegar, lemon juice, hot sauce(optional) onion
  3. powder, ginger garlic paste, mustard paste, degi mirch(pepper), cumin powder, coriander powder,cinnamon powder and salt. Stir to coat evenly.
  4. Cover and marinate for at least 4 hour or overnight.
  5. Now heat 2 tablespoon oil in a grill pan over medium heat.
  6. Cook chicken for 10-12 minutes or until all juices run clear. OR Grill chicken pieces for 25 minutes or until chicken is nicely cooked or no longer pink.
  7. Cut chicken into very thin pieces or chunks and set aside.

To Make Pita Bread

  1. Place flour , yeast, sugar, salt and oil in a mixing bowl.
  2. Knead a soft and smooth dough with warm water.
  3. Wipe some oil on the palms of your hands and rub over the lump of kneaded dough.
  4. Then cover the dough with a wet cloth or a plastic sheet and let it rise for 1 hour or until it doubled in size.
  5. Once well-risen, make small balls of equal size.
  6. Roll out each ball gently and evenly (do not lean/press down hard on the ball of dough, you
  7. need to use a light hand) to a thickness of a little more than a quarter inch.
  8. Place the rolled-out pitas on a lightly floured surface and cover them with a towel that not
  9. too much air can get in. Leave them to stand for about 2 hours until they rise again.
  10. Now Preheat oven for 250 degree C.
  11. Bake pita breads in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes.
  12. keep warm.

To Make Shawarma Pickle

  1. Wash vegetables and cut into thin slices.
  2. Put all vegetables in a mixing bowl or jar. Drizzle vinegar over them.
  3. Season with salt and red chilli.
  4. Stir well and keep aside.

To Make Hummus Sauce

  1. Place chickpea, lemon juice, garlic powder, white pepper, salt, water and olive oil in a
  2. blender.
  3. Blend until well combined.
  4. Take it out in a bowl and sprinkle a pinch of red chili over it.
  5. Set aside.

To Make Sour Cream

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, white pepper and salt.
  2. Stir well and keep aside.

To Assemble Chicken Shawarma Wraps

  1. Place pita bread in a clean surface.
  2. Spread sour cream and hummus over it.
  3. Put chicken pieces on it.
  4. Add shawarma pickle and roll tightly.
  5. Secure with a wooden pick or wrap in a butter-paper.
  6. Do this procedure with remaining ingredients.
  7. Chicken Shawarma Wraps are ready to eat!!


Serving Suggestions:
Serve with Hummus Sauce, chili garlic sauce and french fries.
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