Chicken Shawarma Meal Prep Bowls
These Chicken Shawarma Meal Prep Bowls are delicious as lunches for the work week, and the shawarma marinade is just like your favourite takeout joint! Pair with parsley, hummus and pickled turnips for extra kick!
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
- 2 plum tomatoes, diced
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 1 cup parsley, chopped
- 1/2 cup pickled red cabbage or pickled turnips (this is the secret to shawarma!)
- 1 cup hummus
- 1 lemon, quartered
- 1 pita, cut into 8 triangles
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400 F. In a large bowl, mix shawarma marinade ingredients together, stirring well to combine. Add chicken and toss to coat, then marinate 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile, add lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, parsley, cabbage/turnips, hummus, lemon wedges and pitas to each bowl.
In a large oven-safe skillet, heat a bit of olive oil over med-high heat. Add chicken and saute for 4 minutes each side, then place in oven and cook for another 10 minutes.
Slice chicken once cooled and divide among each meal prep bowl. Eat all bowls within 5 days!
Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 950IU | Vitamin C: 22.3mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2.3mg