Chicken Shawarma Recipe: Easy & Low Carb
Full of flavor, this easy chicken shawarma recipe is low carb but you'd never know it. Chicken is marinated in a spice mixture for at least 4 hours and then cooked in a hot oven. So good! This is a big meal for one or cut it in half to serve two people.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 serving
- 1/2 pound boneless chicken breast sliced on the diagonal
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon ginger
- 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
- 4 Kalamata Olives
- 1 Radish sliced thin
- 1 teaspoon capers
Stir all the marinade ingredients together in a bowl until they form a smooth paste.
Add the sliced chicken and turn so that all sides are covered in the mixture.
Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
When ready to cook preheat the oven to 400F
Place the chicken on a heavy baking sheet.
Cook until done, about 10 to 15 minutes (internal temp 165).
Garnish with the olives, the radishes and the capers.