Chicken Shawarma with peppers and onion on sheet pan
5 from 10 votes
Review Recipe

One Pan Chicken Shawarma

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Jennifer Laughlin
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
We love this quick and easy One Pan Chicken Shawarma recipe for busy weekend dinners. It also makes a fantastic make-ahead option for meal prep, so whip up a pan on Sunday to enjoy as lunches and dinners all week long!
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  • 2 lbs chicken thighs boneless skinless
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil or healthy oil of choice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley or cilantro to garnish

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  1. Pat chicken dry and place in a zippered plastic bag.

  2. Juice lemons into a medium-small bowl and combine with with avocado oil, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, turmeric, and garlic. Whisk well and pour into bag with chicken. Massage to mix and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  3. When you're ready to get cooking, pre-heat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper, or lightly drizzle with a little extra avocado oil if preferred.

  4. Spread out the chicken evenly on the baking sheet for even roasting. Set aside peppers and onion by adding them to the bag with any remaining marinade. Massage to coat.

  5. Roast chicken for 30-40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and registers 165 degrees F internally. After 15 minutes, add the peppers and onion to the pan and continue cooking until chicken is done and veggies are tender. Garnish with cilantro or parsley and serve with your choice of rice, quinoa, warm pita bread, and so on. Anything goes!

Nutrition Information
Calories: 529, Fat: 43g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 148mg, Sodium: 508mg, Potassium: 500mg, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 25g, Vitamin A: 1150%, Vitamin C: 62.5%, Calcium: 38%, Iron: 2.2%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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