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Chicken Shawarma

Written by: MuscleFood



Time to read 1 min

This Middle Eastern inspired dish is all about big flavour with minimal effort. An easy high protein version of Chicken Shawarma that’s fast, healthy, and delish! Fragrant spices, juicy lemony chicken, fresh veggies, and a tangy Greek yoghurt sauce – all you need is a handful of everyday spices for an exotic Middle Eastern flavour.

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Prep time

10 min

Cook time

15 min






United Kingdom

Nutritional Information






  • 2 x 200g Muscle Food Chicken Breasts (Cut Into Strips)
  • ½ Tsp Ginger Puree
  • ½ Tsp Garlic Puree
  • 3 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Vinegar
  • ¼ Tsp Ground Cardamom
  • ½ Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • Salt & Fresh Black Pepper

To Serve

  • 4 x Wholegrain Wraps
  • 100g Low Fat Hummus
  • 1 x Lettuce, Red Onion & Sliced Tomato


Step 1

Combine your marinade ingredients into a bowl, adding your chicken breasts cut up into thin strips and coating evenly. Mix it all together and leave to marinate for 4 hours or overnight (only if you have the time).

Step 2

Place your chicken breasts on your grill and cook on high for 3 minutes, then flip and continue cooking, until the juices run clear.

Step 3

Once cooked use two forks to hold the chicken steady and tear your chicken into small, shredded pieces.

Step 4

Smother your wraps in hummus, top with your salad leaves, tomato and red onion, place your chicken on top and garnish with coriander and a squeeze of lemon.

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