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3 cassava tortillas topped with Paleo chicken shawarma, pickled beets, and cucumber slices.
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Chicken Shawarma - AIP & Paleo!

This Chicken Shawarma is allergy friendly - no dairy, nightshades, or gluten - but definitely convincing, and satisfies that craving!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinating Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: AIP, Gluten-free, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Paleo
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 227kcal
Author: admin


For Chicken

  • 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

For Tortillas

For Assembly

  • Toum
  • Quick Beet Pickles
  • Dill Pickles Optional
  • Cucumber Slices Optional
  • Red Onion Slices Optional


For The Chicken

  • Trim chicken breasts, slice into thin strips. Place into large bowl.
  • Mix together spices, add to bowl. Using clean or gloved hands, mix well, rubbing spices into the chicken.
  • Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil, continue to mix until well distributed.
  • Cover and chill for at least 4 hours

For Tortillas

  • Follow instructions for Cassava Flour Tortillas, as linked.. but add the Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, and Oregano to the dry ingredients in the first step.


  • In smallish batches, saute chicken until cooked through.
  • Top each tortilla with chicken, toum, pickles, and whatever toppings you want, serve immediately.


Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 719mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg