Shwarma-Style Chicken with Tahini Dressing

img_9117Here is a quick and easy recipe your whole family will love! This Middle-eastern chicken has incredible flavour that is not only aromatic, but delicious too! Accompanied by tahini dressing  that adds an extra punch of nutty and creamy-ness to top it off. Enjoy on a salad, in a wrap or on its own – how every you eat it, I am sure you will love it as much as I do.  Paleo and Whole 30 Approved!  Mmm…


  • 2 Lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 Tbs Avocado Oil
  • 1 Tbs Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbs Onion Powder
  • 2 Tbs Paprika
  • 1 Tbs Cumin
  • 1 Tbs Hawaij (if you cannot find, sub for 2 tsp Turmeric)
  • 2 Tbs sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

For Dressing:

  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 1 – 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 – 2 Tbs water (until you get a smooth consistency)
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean and pat dry chicken thighs and place in a bowl
  • Combine all of the seasonings in a small  dish
  • Pour avocado oil over chicken followed by the seasoning mixture
  • Rub all together and ensure chicken is heavily coated
  • Transfer to plastic food bag and place in fridge for 6 hrs, or overnight
  • Cook on BBQ until well done!

Tahini Dressing:

  • Whisk all ingredients together
  • Drizzle on top of chicken and Enjoy!



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