Chicken Shawarma Stuffed Pita

We all know I have a deep love affair with Mediterranean food and this Chicken Shawarma Stuffed Pita situation is making me want to hop on a flight and jet off for a vacay!Chicken Shawarma Stuffed Pitas are my new go-to lunch or dinner! From (@whatsgabycookin)

It the chicken recipe to end all chicken recipes. You’ll flip. It’s marinated in the most glorious marinade. Then it’s grilled for a few minutes until fully cooked. THEN… it’s sliced and sautéed for a few minutes more to get those really delicious crispy bits that make you jump for joy. Everything gets rolled up in a pita and voila – the most perfect Chicken Shawarma lunch or dinner that maybe, just maybe, will make you feel like you’re beachside somewhere in the Mediterranean soaking up the sun.


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  1. heather Christo

    omg. Pete would give an eye tooth for that sandwich- looks so good!

  2. Barbara

    this looks so delicious! was wondering if using boneless chicken breasts would make a huge difference? thanks!

    • Gaby

      you could absolutely use boneless chicken breasts!

  3. Julie @ Table for Two

    Want this so bad right now. I’m obsessed with shawarma but have never made it at home because it seems complicated. Didn’t realize it wasn’t as complicated as I made it up to be in my head!! Yum!!

  4. Monika

    This looks so delicious. My cats LOVE chicken and I can barely keep them off the counter when I am slicing it up. I am going to try this Fancy Feast also and see if it keeps them occupied!!!

  5. Stacey

    I was inspired and made it last night for dinner. My family loved it–and that included two teens!! Great recipe. Thank you.

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  9. Kate

    I made this for supper last night, and ate the leftovers for lunch today. It was so good! I grilled the marinated chicken over medium heat on our gas grill, which gave it a nice charred, smoky flavor. And the homemade tzatziki is addictive! This was my first Gaby recipe, but certainly not my last!

  10. MamaOf3Boys

    easy, light, filling and delicious dinner! It’s a keeper. Thank you Gaby!!! Looking forward to following your meal plans this summer. All our boys were happy; ages 3 – 19!!! Woohoo

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  13. impromptucook

    I could not get the good pita and also just left the chicken for an hour to marinade (as I did an impromptu and could not wait longer) – but it was not bad – maybe needs a little more tang? I had 500gm of chicken breast and added 1&half lime – it was good eat though. Thanks! I will follow more receipies here – this was my first 🙂

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  16. debbie

    I just made this and it is absolutely delicious!!! My daughter doesn’t love spicy, so I reduced the amount of garlic and left out the red pepper and it was still incredibly flavorful. It was such a fun meal to put on the table, as I had hummus and baba ghanoush too. But your chicken schwarma stole the show!! I will definitely be making this again!