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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
Calories 427kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound boneless chicken breast sliced on the diagonal

Marinade

  • 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

Garnish

  • 4 Kalamata Olives
  • 1 Radish sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon capers

Instructions

  • 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.