With this Air Fryer Chicken Shawarma Bowl recipe, you can indulge your craving for Middle Eastern Chicken Shawarma flavor whenever the mood strikes. It actually is rapid and easy to make delicious, satisfying, and valid Chicken Shawarma in the air fryer.
I will even admit that shawarma has become a bit of an obsession for me.
That is why I am so excited about this Air Fryer Chicken Shawarma Bowl recipe. I can simply indulge my craving for shawarma in the comfort of my own home, whenever the mood strikes.
Thanks to the air fryer I can be sitting down to enjoy that amazing Middle Eastern shawarma taste in just mere minutes. No trip to the local shawarma shop required.
Air Fryer Chicken Shawarma
FOR THE SHAWARMA:
- 1 lb (450g) boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into bite-size chunks
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp coriander
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- ½ tsp allspice
FOR THE BOWL:
- 1.5 cup grape (cherry) tomatoes halved
- 1 cup cauliflower rice cooked
- 1 small English cucumber sliced
- 2 cups salad greens
- 1 cup pitted olives
FOR THE DRESSING (OPTIONAL):
- 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
- 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
- pinch of oregano for garnish
First mix together oregano, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, salt, and allspice in a small bowl.
Then combine chicken, vegetable oil, and Shawarma spice mix and toss until chicken is coated. Let the chicken marinate at room temperature for thirty -30-mins, or cover and refrigerate overnight.
After Preheat the air fryer to 350 F / 170 C.
Then add chicken to the air fryer basket.
Cook for 12-15 mins, shaking the basket at least once.
After, To make the optional yogurt dressing, whisk together Greek yogurt and lemon juice in a small bowl or measuring cup.
Finally, Assemble individual bowls by layering cauliflower rice, salad greens, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, and chicken shawarma. Top with the yogurt dressing, if desired.