Shawarma: How to Make Chicken Shawarma
Shawarma was imported into Nigeria by the Lebanese but today, more Nigerians eat Shawarma than the Lebanese. On this page, I will show how to make Chicken Shawarma in the video below.
To make 4 wraps of Shawarma you will need:
The main ingredients for Shawarma:
- 2 pita breads
- 2 chicken laps
- 2 chicken franks
Pita bread or shawarma bread or Lebanese bread is available at SPAR supermarkets in Nigeria. You get 2 Shawarma wrappers from 1 pita bread.
For the Chicken marinade:
These are what you will need to season the chicken which forms part of the shawarma filling.
- A small piece of red onion
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon parsley
- ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 Knorr cubes (chicken flavour)
For Shawarma Sauce:
For that creamy Shawarma Sauce that makes every bite memorable, you will need:
- Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce OR any Sweet Chilli Sauce
- Salad Cream
The following also go into the shawarma wrap:
- A small piece of Cabbage
- ½ Red Pepper
- ½ Green pepper
- 1 carrot
- ½ Tomato
Watch the video to see the exact quantities of ingredients I added.
Serve with a chilled drink especially Nigerian Chapman.