May 10, 2018 by Amanda. Beef Shawarma with Tahini Sauce Recipe. Pat chicken dry and coat in marinade. It is one of favorite ramadan meals, as all the little sides make great leftovers! chicken shawarma 20 cloves garlic, chopped 4 lemons, juiced 1 C extra virgin olive oil 4 tsp curry powder 2 tsp salt 4 tsp ground pepper 2 tsp turmeric powder 4 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 tomato, chopped 1 or 2 heads of romaine lettuce. Cover bowl with plastic wrap or seal plastic bag if using, and chill for 30 minutes to an hour. Shawarma is the Middle Eastern version of a large vertical shish kebab known as doner kebab in Turkey and gyro in Greece. Like many home cooks, I don’t have a giant shawarma spit in my kitchen, so this recipe includes skillet cooking method for the beef shawarma. Marinate the chicken: Whisk together all ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl or a ziploc bag. There is nothing quite like a good shawarma sandwich.