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Chicken shawarma on a sheet pan for roasting

Sheet Pan Chicken Shawarma Recipe


Make this oven roasted sheet pan chicken shawarma with just 9 basic ingredients! Then turn it into 2 different weeknight dinners.


  • 3 lbs. chicken thighs (skinless, boneless)
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. gound cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Prep ingredients:
    Zest lemon.
    Mince garlic.
    Slice onion into half moons.
  2. Mix up marinade. In a large glass bowl, combine the lemon zest, olive oil, salt, black pepper, garlic, cumin, paprika, turmeric, and cinnamon. Add chicken into mix and marinate for 2-4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Spread out onions onto sheet pan and top with marinated chicken thighs. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until chicken is cooked through and has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  4. Serve chicken as chicken shawarma wraps and chicken shawarma rice bowls


Keywords: sheet pan chicken shawarma, oven roasted chicken shawarma