5 from 1 vote

Meatless Chicken Shawarma vegetarian and Vegan

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Layla


  • 1 pack Beyond Meat Chicken strips
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 for the pan and 2 in the paste
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • For Assembly
  • 4 pitas
  • optional toppings sliced onion tomatoes, lettuce</span>
  • Creamy Yogurt White Sauce omit for vegan version


  • Combine the spices, garlic, and 2 tablespoons oil in a large bowl. The mixture will form a thick paste. Next, add the chicken strips and onions. Combine the chicken with the paste.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large heavy-duty pan or skillet. After the pan is very hot toss in the chicken and onion mixture. Sautee for 2-3 minutes or until he chicken is lightly charred and the onions are soft.

  • To Assemble: to make a shawarma sandwich, lay a pita flat on a plate with a sheet of foil under it. Top with chicken, veggies and shawarma sauce.