Chicken Shawarma Bowl

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 15 min 4
Chicken Shawarma Bowl
Health Highlights
Healthy Chicken Shawarma Bowl served on a bed of quinoa and lettuce then topped with a Garlic Yogurt Sauce.


681 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Cilantro (coriander)
1 tsp Paprika (smoked)
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Cardamom, ground
1 dash Black pepper
1 dash Sea Salt
2 tbsp Lemon juice
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 cup Greek yogurt, plain, 2% M.F.
2 tbsp Lemon juice (fresh)
2 clove(s) Garlic (pressed (or finely minced))
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 large Zucchini (sliced lenghwise)
2 cup Organic Quinoa (cooked)
1 cup Cucumber (diced)
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (sliced)
2 cup Lettuce, romaine


  1. For the Chicken Shawarma: to a small bowl add cumin, coriander, smoked paprika, garlic powder, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper, sea salt, lemon juice, and olive oil. Using a spoon mix all the spices together. Add chicken breast to a large ziplock bag, pour the spice blend over the chicken. Close the ziplock bag, mix the spice blend around in the bag using your hands, and refrigerator chicken overnight.
  2. For the Garlic Yogurt Sauce: to a small bowl add plain greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic cloves, cumin, salt, and pepper to taste. Using a spoon, stir everything together.
  3. Heat grill to medium-high heat, about 375-400 F. Spray grill grates with cooking spray. Place marinated chicken on the grill along with zucchini slices.
  4. Grill zucchini for 2-3 minutes per side.
  5. Grill chicken for 5-7 minutes per side, until they are no longer pink. Let the chicken sit for 5 minutes to let the juices redistribute then slice.
  6. Assemble bowls: add cooked quinoa, sliced romaine, zucchini slice, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, sliced chicken, and top with a dollop of the garlic yogurt sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 823
Calories from fat 213
Calories from saturated fat 29.3
Total Fat 23.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 128 mg
Sodium 770 mg
Potassium 1223 mg
Total Carbohydrate 94 g
Dietary Fiber 13.9 g
Sugars 11.6 g
Protein 66 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Grain 1.3
Meat 1.9
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.7

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