Chicken Shawarma Couscous Bowl

barbara lentz


This chicken is so flavorful. You can use any veggies you want. Drain a can of chickpeas is good with this also


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15 Min
20 Min



  • 4
    boneless chicken thighs cut into strips
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil
  • 2 tsp
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/2
    lemon juiced
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    each coriander & turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp

  • 1 1/2 c
    water or chicken stock
  • 1 c
  • ·
    salt and pepper

  • 1 c
    mixed greens
  • 1/2 c
    edamame thawed
  • 1/4 c
    red onions sliced
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 c
    green peas thawed
  • 1/4 c
    bean sprouts
  • 1/2 c
    diced cucumber

  • 1 dash(es)
    vanilla greek yogurt
  • ·
    lemon juiced
  • 1
    head garlic roasted
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Chicken Shawarma Couscous Bowl


  1. For the chicken.
    Mix all the ingredients together except for chicken. Add the chicken and let marinate for at least 30 minutes. Could marinate overnight.
  2. For the dressing
    To roast the garlic. Preheat oven 325 degrees. Cut the top off the head of garlic. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle a little salt over. Wrap in tin foil and roast in oven 30 minutes. Let it cool. Pinch the garlic out of the skins into a food processor. Add the remaining ingredients for the dressing and process until smooth. Taste and adjust for salt. Set aside in the fridge to let the flavors meld.
  3. Preheat oven 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Lay out the chicken strips in a single layer. Bake in oven about 15 minutes until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. For the Couscous.
    Bring the water or chicken stock to a boil. Add the couscous and let cook until all the liquid is absorbed and the couscous is soft. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper.
  5. To assemble the dish.
    Add the couscous to the bottom of a bowl. Top with chicken strips. Arrange the veggies around the chicken. Top with the dressing.

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About Chicken Shawarma Couscous Bowl

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Middle Eastern

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