The chicken shawarma has fewer calories than the other options.

Low Fat Chicken Shawarma is a lighter version of the traditional Middle Eastern dish, which typically features marinated and grilled meat served in a wrap or pita bread with various toppings and sauces. This low-fat variation offers all the delicious flavors of traditional Shawarma but with reduced fat content, making it a healthier option. Here's an elaboration on how to make it.

Ingredients: For the marinade: – 500g boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced – 2 tablespoons plain yogurt (low-fat or Greek yogurt works well) – 2 tablespoons lemon juice – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon ground cumin – 1 teaspoon ground coriander – 1 teaspoon paprika – 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric – 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon – Salt and black pepper to taste

For serving: – Whole wheat pita bread or wrap – Thinly sliced vegetables (such as lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions) – Tzatziki sauce or hummus (optional) – Lemon wedges, for serving – Fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

In a bowl, combine the plain yogurt, lemon juice, minced garlic, ground cumin, ground coriander, paprika, ground turmeric, ground cinnamon, salt, and black pepper to make the marinade.

Add the thinly sliced chicken breasts to the marinade and toss to coat evenly. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or ideally overnight, to allow the flavors to meld and the chicken to absorb the marinade.

Preheat your grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. If using an outdoor grill, lightly oil the grates to prevent sticking. Thread the marinated chicken slices onto skewers, or place them directly on the grill grates if using a grill pan.

Grill the chicken for about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and lightly charred, with nice grill marks. While the chicken is grilling, warm the whole wheat pita bread or wraps according to package instructions.

Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it thinly. To assemble the low-fat chicken Shawarma wraps, place a generous amount of sliced chicken onto each warmed pita bread or wrap.

Add your choice of thinly sliced vegetables on top of the chicken, such as lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions. Drizzle with a dollop of tzatziki sauce or hummus, if desired, for extra flavor.Serve hot with steamed rice, roti, or your choice of bread.

Roll up the pita bread or wrap tightly around the filling, securing it with a toothpick if necessary. Serve the low-fat chicken Shawarma wraps with lemon wedges on the side for squeezing and garnish with freshly chopped parsley or cilantro.

This low-fat chicken Shawarma recipe offers a healthier take on the classic Middle Eastern dish, with tender and flavorful grilled chicken wrapped in whole wheat pita bread or wraps, along with fresh vegetables and optional sauces. It's a delicious and satisfying meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner, and it's sure to become a favorite in your recipe repertoire!

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