Spicy Chicken Shawarma (Kebab)

By August 1, 2020Chicken

This spicy chicken wrap is such a simple and easy meal, just add whatever filling you like. 




Prep time

10 Minutes

Cooking time

20 Minutes


  • 1 flatbread
  • 150g chicken thigh fillets halved
  • ½ tablespoon vegetable or chilli oil

Spice mix 

  • 2 teaspoons cornflour 
  • pinch salt
  • pinch ground cumin
  • pinch ground coriander 
  • pinch paprika 
  • pinch ground turmeric 
  • pinch ground cloves
  • pinch cayenne
  • pinch ground cinnamon

Optional Fillings:

Lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, tabouli, yoghurt, chilli sauce etc.


  • Preheat oven grill to high
  • In a bowl add the chicken thighs and the oil 
  • Add the spice mix, stir to combine and coat the chicken all over
  • Place the chicken onto a wire rack over a baking tray
  • Bake in oven or grill for 12-15 minutes, turning midway. continue until chicken is cooked through
  • Remove from oven and rest for 5 minutes, then slice into strips
  • Place the filling of choice and chicken onto the flatbread  
  • Drizzle with the sauce of choice, wrap tightly, and cook in a heated toasted sandwich press or in a frying pan over medium heat, using a weighted pot to flatten slightly and cook evenly. Turn if needed to toast top and bottom 
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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