Healthy and juicy homemade shawarma

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for juicy homemade shawarma. Source: Pixabey

Shawarma is the most popular street food. It is sold in cities and towns almost everywhere. However, this fast food can be not only spicy and high in calories but also quite dangerous. The days are getting warmer, which means that the meat in the kiosks may be spoiled. In addition, there is a chance of various insects getting into the product. Therefore, juicy, tasty and safe shawarma should be prepared at home.

The idea of making healthy homemade shawarma is published on the cooking_with_gala Instagram page.

Recipe for juicy homemade shawarma


  • 30/40 pita bread - 4 pcs.

Ingredients for the filling:

  • chicken fillet - 200 g
  • cabbage - 150 g
  • tomatoes - 1 pc
  • red onion - 1 pc
Grating cucumber for the dish

Preparing the filling:

1. Bake the chicken fillet and cut it into thin strips lengthwise.

2. Cut the onion and tomato into half rings and chop the cabbage.

Ingredients for the sauce:

  • cucumbers - 140 g (2 pcs.)
  • mayonnaise - 120 g
  • sour cream - 80 g
  • lemon juice - 20 ml
  • garlic - 2 cloves
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
  • black pepper - 1/8 tsp
  • red pepper - 1/8 tsp
  • smoked paprika - 1/2 tsp
  • dill - 10 g
Making sauce for the dish

Forming the shawarma:

1. Peel and grate the cucumber.

Putting vegetables on pita bread

2. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce, add the grated cucumber, mix thoroughly and leave for 30 minutes.

Pouring sauce over

3. Take pita bread sheet, put the filling up to the edges, and pour the sauce over (3 tbsp).

4. Roll up.


5. Fry the shawarma in a grill pan or on an electric grill on both sides.

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