According to Wikipedia, “Shawarma is a Levantine meat preparation, where lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, veal, or mixed meats are placed on a spit (commonly a vertical spit in restaurants), and may be grilled for as long as a day. Shavings are cut off the block of meat for serving, and the remainder of the block of meat is kept heated on the rotating spit. Shawarma can be served on a plate (generally with accompaniments), or as a sandwich or wrap. Shawarma is usually eaten with tabbouleh, fattoush, taboon bread, tomato, and cucumber. Toppings include tahini, hummus, pickled turnips, and amba. Shawarma is one of the world’s most popular street foods, especially in the countries of the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula.”
Karen, from Family Style Food, has created a simple to make home version that’s packed with flavor. You can get the recipe for Chopped Chicken Shawarma Salad by clicking here.