Chicken Shawarma Recipe | The Mediterranean Dish. Step-by-step for how to make chicken shawarma at home (mixing your own shawarma spices)! This oven-roasted chicken shawarma version is closest to the real deal you find on the streets of the Middle East! Takes 40 mins all together! And to food a crowd, I do chicken shawarma sliders with only arugula and store-bought Greek yogurt dip for toppings!