What Is Chicken Shawarma?
Basically, chicken shawarma is chicken that has been well-marinated and then put on a vertical roaster or spit and cooked for a long time in its own juices and fat. It refers to a Middle Eastern cooking style.
Traditional Shawarma is made with lamb. It can be prepared with chicken, turkey or beef as well as lamb. In shawarma making, the outside of the meat is slowly cooked and then shaved off for serving. Then, It is prepared by wrapping it in lavash bread. This tender, juicy and spicy meat is often served between pita bread. Shawarma can be served as a sandwich or wrap or on a plate. It is a common street food.
To make pita bread, check out our Homemade Pita Bread recipe.
How to Serve Chicken Shawarma?
While shawarma is most commonly eaten in wraps, it may also be used in salad, sandwich, served over rice, or even snacked on! Shawarma in crunchy lettuce cups is also a refreshing change of pace from the norm. It's a good low-carb alternative that doesn't sacrifice flavor.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Chicken Shawarma:
How To Store Chicken Shawarma?
Shawarma wraps can be stored in a variety of ways. In any case, allow them to cool completely before storing.
It can be stored in the refrigerator for at least two days. Store chicken and bread separately in the refrigerator. All chicken and gravy can get bread wet. You can also store pita bread in a ziplock bag outside of the refrigerator.
If you want to store it longer, freeze the bread. To label them, wrap them individually in aluminum foil and place in a freezer bag or food container. You can store it for up to three months. If you're going to store bread, don't put lettuce in it. Lettuce is not a good freezer food.