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Healthy Chicken Shawarma / Miniature Cooking

What is shawarma?

Shawarma is originated in Middle east, it is cooked with stacked meats- like beef, lamb, turkey, and chicken it is marinated in different spices that gives strong aroma and mouthwatering snack.

I’ve been craving for shawarma but I don’t want to eat oily food, that’s why I’ve tried to make Chicken shawarma for my lunch. but since I don’t have vertical burner, I fry it on cast iron and surprisingly this healthy version is delicious as beef shawarma.

Since I already have ingredients I’ve decided to make miniature version. mini cooking

The preparation is the same with normal size of shawarma but I can not give the exact amount of ingredients.




chicken shawarma ingredientsChicken

  • 3 miniature chicken breast (I took the last part of the chicken breast because it is easy to make it look mini)
  • Olive oil (I use this oil because it has an antioxidant property)
  • Brown sugar.
  • Spices: paprika, cayenne, cinnamon, cumin, salt, pepper, garlic powder


  • Yogurt
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Cayenne
  • Paprika
  • Lemon

To assemble:           miniature cooking

  • Whole wheat pita; I use 2 inch (diameter) round cutter to make it miniature.
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Cherry tomato


Watch the full video of making miniature healthy Chicken Shawarma.

Some of you wondering why I do make these weird stuff. I love making miniature edible food because it makes me relax. It was a dream come true, when I was a child I dreamed of having a functional toy kitchen where I could cook real food. Doing this weird thing it’s like  a time machine it brings me back to the past.



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