Shawarma Sensation


Savor the essence of Middle Eastern street food with Shawarma Sensation, a delightful wrap filled with succulent, seasoned roasted meat. This culinary creation is a symphony of flavors, featuring thinly sliced meat that's marinated in an aromatic blend of spices, then slow-roasted to perfection. Tucked inside a warm, soft flatbread and accompanied by fresh vegetables and tangy sauces, each Shawarma wrap is a bite of pure bliss.

Shawarma Sensation

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 1 hour (for marinating)
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4 people
  • Serving Size: 1 wrap

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 500 kcal
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Sodium: 800 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g


  • Boneless chicken or lamb, thinly sliced: 600 grams (21.2 ounces / 1.32 pounds)
  • Yogurt: 100 ml (3.5 ounces / 0.22 pounds)
  • Garlic cloves, minced: 15 grams (0.5 ounce / 0.033 pounds)
  • Ground cumin: 5 grams (0.18 ounces / 0.01 pounds)
  • Paprika: 5 grams (0.18 ounces / 0.01 pounds)
  • Ground coriander: 5 grams (0.18 ounces / 0.01 pounds)
  • Ground turmeric: 2 grams (0.07 ounces / 0.004 pounds)
  • Lemon juice: 30 ml (1 ounce / 0.066 pounds)
  • Salt: 5 grams (0.18 ounces / 0.01 pounds)
  • Flatbreads: 4 pieces
  • Fresh vegetables (lettuce, tomatoes, onions): as desired
  • Tahini or garlic sauce: as desired

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Marinating the Meat: Combine yogurt, garlic, cumin, paprika, coriander, turmeric, lemon juice, and salt. Add the meat and marinate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Cooking the Meat: In a skillet, cook the marinated meat over medium heat until browned and cooked through.
  3. Assembling Shawarma: Warm the flatbreads. Place cooked meat and fresh vegetables on each flatbread. Drizzle with tahini or garlic sauce.
  4. Wrapping: Roll the flatbreads tightly to enclose the fillings.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Marinating the meat for an extended time enhances the flavors.
  • Slice the meat thinly for quick and even cooking.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use beef for Shawarma?

Yes, beef is a great alternative and is commonly used.

How can I make a vegetarian Shawarma?

Use grilled vegetables or tofu as a meat substitute.

Can Shawarma be grilled instead of pan-cooked?

Absolutely, grilling adds a smoky flavor that's delightful.