Shawarma Seasoning
1/2 cup glass jar (2.6 oz net wt)
Price: $6.33

4 oz bag
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1 lb bulk bag
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As fusion foods, also known as cross cultural cuisine, continue to be readily accepted in this country we are willing to try more and more dishes that may be somewhat familiar but different at the same time. Shawarmas originated in northwestern Turkey and are considered a fast food staple in the Middle East and Europe, especially in Germany, think of it almost like a Middle Eastern Taco. Wrapped in pita bread and filled with thinly sliced meat, vegetables and a variety of flavorful sauces. These are both delicious and relatively inexpensive to make.

You’re certainly familiar with the Greek Gyro and maybe even the Korean Taco so this is a natural next step down the culinary path. Most shawarmas use some version of beef, chicken, goat, lamb, turkey or mixed meats. Throughout the Middle East these meats are placed on a stick or skewer and cooked on a vertical spit , traditionally over a wood flame, nowadays gas is also common, and often cook for as long as a full day (the Middle Eastern version of low and slow).

In the markets of Lebanon and Syria these are served on flatbreads instead of pitas. In Europe they may be served on French bread rolls. Shawarmas are eaten with tabbouleh, fattoush, pickles, tomato and cucumber. Dressings or toppings may include hummus, tahini, Amba sauce, flavored vinegar (with spices such as cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg).  The popular Chicken Shawarma is served with a garlic sauce, pomegranate concentrate or a hot chili sauce called skhug.

If you’re adventurous and want to make this at home an open spit isn’t required. Chicken is a good choice the first time out of the gate but if you are going to use chicken be sure to slice very thin (thinner than cutlets).

An easy garlic sauce can be made with 2 crushed garlic cloves, ¼ cup lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt and 1 cup of tahini.

Our salt free Shawarma Seasoning is hand blended with cumin, coriander, garlic, paprika, turmeric, black pepper, cloves, cayenne and cinnamon.

Here is an easy to prepare Chicken Shawarma recipe.

If you’re a fan of Middle Eastern seasonings then you’ll want to check these out – Dukkah, Syrian Za’atar, Baharat and Salt Free Za’atar.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 Teaspoon, Amount Per Serving: Calories 6.3, Fat Cal. 1.8, Total Fat 0.2(0% DV), Sat. Fat 0.0g (0% DV), Trans Fat 0g (0% DV), Cholest. 0.0mg (0% DV), Sodium 1.5mg (0% DV), Total Carb. 1.2(0% DV), Dietary Fiber 0.4g (2% DV), Sugars 0.2g, Protein 0.3g (1%DV), Vitamin A (4.0% DV), Vitamin C (2.1% DV), Calcium (0.9% DV), Iron (3.0% DV), Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Customer Reviews
# of Ratings: 6
1. on 3/2/2016, said:
I was pleasantly surprised by the enticing flavor and aroma of the Shawarma seasoning. It is well balanced and I use it on everything not just meat. I really love the addition of the tumeric. It had just the right amount of heat. I will definitely be ordering this spice again. I really enjoy it.
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2. on 1/7/2016, said:
I ate shoarma regularly for the last few years, while living abroad, so I never should have considered using this blend to season anything other than meat. Still, I was looking for a blend that I could use to add some zest to spaghetti squash and eggs (weekday dinners are basically whatever I find in the pantry). The ingredients in this blend jumped out at me, so I said "what the heck" and went for it. The shawarma blend, cooked with some onions and peppers, is awesome! I should add that I've also used this blend on meat, with delicious, authentic-tasting results.
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3. on 3/28/2014, said:
Excellent well-rounded flavor. No one thing takes over. I'm going to also try it on pork.
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4. on 6/9/2013, said:
Made a great chicken shwarma sausage using this spice and minced red delicious apples. Just the right blend of smoke flavor and spice.
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