Shawarma-Spiced Roast Chicken

Don't worry, this shawarma-spiced roast chicken recipe doesn't require a spit roast.
Difficulty
Easy
Servings
4–6 servings
Marinate
30 Mins
Active Time
1 Hr

When you hear shawarma, all you can think of are large chunks of assembled meat cooked on a spit roast. You'd think, there's no way you'll be able to recreate something like that at home. But this shawarma roast chicken recipe proves that you can create this spice-heavy dish sans any special tool.

The result is a smokey roasted chicken that's juicy and packed with flavor. It also works well with spiced rice, pita or flatbread, and lots of garlic sauce.

  • 1 large chicken, spatchcocked
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp salt
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