Grilled Chicken Shawarma
main dishes

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

  • 10m

    prep time

  • 16m

    Cook Time

  • 283

    Calories

  • 9

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

8

Servings

  • 1 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt, divided
  • 5 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Shawarma, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sicilian sea salt
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast Substitutions available
    • boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 medium seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 4 pita pockets, halved

Instructions

  • Mix 1 cup yogurt and 1 teaspoon Shawarma Seasoning in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Mix oil, lemon juice, remaining 1/4 cup yogurt, remaining 4 teaspoons Seasoning and salt in small bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the mixture; set aside. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add marinade; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 1 hour or longer for extra flavor.

  • Remove chicken from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Grill over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked through (internal temperature reaches 165°F), brushing with reserved marinade.

  • Slice chicken into thin strips. Serve in pitas with cucumber, lettuce and yogurt dressing.

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