Nigerian shawarma (chicken and beef shawarma recipe provided)

Nigerian Shawarma is the ”Nigerian-style” of the famous Shawarma (made with beef or chicken filling). Gluten free sugar free banana bread This tasty snack has become a popular meal on the streets of Nigeria and is also one of the most requested recipes I have received.

Years back, I used to get mine at the eatery and also wondered how I could re-make this tasty snack at home with basic spices readily available in most Nigerian kitchens;including the Shawarma bread & the tasty meat filling..After some trials, I finally got the perfect mix ( I just love making my food from scratch O).

This recipe is deliciously addicting and so easy to prepare, that you’ll want to make Shawarma everyday.


Moist banana muffin recipe All said, this is my Nigerian -style Chicken Shawarma Recipe. Banana bread taste of home Enjoy!

*2 Chicken Thighs(a.k.a Chicken laps)(de-boned/boneless) ( You can also use de-boned/boneless beef )

*1 large chicken stock cube/bouillon cube(crushed into powder)

*Salt to taste(optional because the stock cube already has salt)

* Wash and Cut the vegetables into thin strip(if you haven’t done that yet) and set aside.

Tip: I always recommend,using a combination of Chicken thighs&Breasts,because the fat from the thighs adds extra flavor and compliments the taste of the chicken breast.

* Place the chicken strips into a bowl,add the marinade and mix thoroughly until well incorporated. Gluten free dairy free banana bread Then cover and store in the fridge for 2 to 24 hours(depending all how much time you have).

Tip: I actually don’t wait 24 hours, I just do store overnight or for 2-3 hours,but I realized that the longer the meat marinades, the better it tastes.

* In a pan, Heat up a tablespoonful of oil.Add the marinated chicken/beef &Stir fry until juicy and brown. Banana muffin recipe uk Scoop unto a plate and set aside.

Tip: if you want to warm it up a bit, place on a heated pan for 3 minutes(the closed edge facing the pan). Chocolate banana bread muffins If you have a microwave or sandwich maker, feel free to use those too .

And your Homemade Nigerian Chicken Shawarma is ready… Freezing bananas for banana bread Enjoy!

Quick Note: There are several breads used for making shawarma; which includes, Pita bread,Naan bread, flour tortilla wraps and a lot more. Chocolate chip banana bread sour cream Just make use of any one you have… Banana bran muffin recipe it also tastes great in sliced bread(sandwich bread) and our local Agege bread O ..yes oo!

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And do you have any link I could use to purchase a grill for my family.

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You can place the sliced bread on a board and flatten it with a rolling pin. Starbucks banana loaf recipe As for agege bread, just fill the bread with the shawarma filling and enjoy 🙂 Delete

Thanks Verere, marinate is simply mixing the chicken in the ”marinade mix” writiten in the recipe, then cover and leave it in the fridge for a few hours or overnight, before stir frying. Easy banana cake recipe from scratch Do let me know how it turns out. Starbucks banana bread recipe Delete

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