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an easy shawarma marinade recipe, filled with an easy homemade shawarma seasoning (cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, oregano, turmeric!). the warmth in the middle eastern spices is offset by a little bit of lemon & honey to create absolutely addictive flavor. Use it to make easy grilled shawarma chicken or a hummus bowl! #playswellwithbutter #shawarma #shawarmamarinade #shawarmarecipe #shawarmaseasoning #shawarmachicken #easymarinade #grillingrecipes #chickenmarinade

Shawarma Marinade

  • Author: Jess Larson | Plays Well With Butter
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauces & Condiments
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese

Description

An easy shawarma marinade recipe filled with shawarma seasoning (cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, oregano, turmeric!). The warmth in the middle eastern spices is offset by a little bit of lemon & honey to create absolutely addictive flavor. Use it to make easy grilled shawarma chicken or a hummus bowl!


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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds meat or veggies of choice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¾ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¾ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix the shawarma marinade: Add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, honey, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, oregano, turmeric, cayenne, salt & ground black pepper to a bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. Marinate: Pour the shawarma marinade over your meat or veggies of choice. Marinate for at least 6 hours or for up to 2 days.
  3. Grill as desired. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Not sure how to serve shawarma? Make a hummus bowl! This is one of the most popular recipes here on pwwb, for good reason!

Keywords: shawarma marinade, grilled chicken shawarma, shawarma seasoning