Shawarma Roast Chicken With Shallots and Lemons


This recipe is for a delicious and flavorful dish of shawarma-style roast chicken, complete with tender and juicy meat and a medley of aromatic and savory spices. The chicken is roasted to perfection, allowing the spices to blend together and create a rich and satisfying flavor. The shallots add a natural sweetness and crunch, while the lemons add a tangy and bright note. Whether you’re looking for a main course or just a new and tasty dish, this shawarma roast chicken with shallots and lemons is sure to hit the spot. So, why not try something new and enjoy the bold and satisfying flavors of this dish today!


  • 4 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8-10 shallots, peeled and halved lengthwise
  • 4 lemons, sliced into rounds


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, white wine, garlic, cumin, paprika, thyme, coriander, turmeric, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the chicken to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Arrange the chicken in a large roasting pan and scatter the shallots and lemon rounds around the chicken.
  • Roast the chicken for 25-30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Serve the shawarma roast chicken with the shallots and lemons on the side. Enjoy!

IMPORTANT: As this is an AI generated recipe, the results may not be satisfactory, or more importantly, not even be edible. With that in mind, if you do decide to follow this recipe and directions exactly, make sure that the result is safe to eat before you eat it.