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Chicken Shawarma Meal Prep Salad with Sweet Garlic Sauce

 Chicken shawarma salad is a perfect meal prep to break out of routine lunch salads! Drizzled with a bit of sweet garlic sauce makes this meal prep salad  on repeat on your meal plans! 


Course Meal Prep Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Recipe, Chicken Shawarma, Meal Prep Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 salads
Author Steph | Meal Plan Addict

Ingredients

Chicken & Marinade

  • 2 chicken breasts, each sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 Tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp allspice

Salad Ingredients

  • 4 cups salad greens of choice
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • sliced onion
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1 large carrot, julienne cut or cut into match sticks
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled and chopped

Sweet Garlic Sauce

  • 300mL can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

Marinade

  • Combine all of the marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Stir until all combined.
  • Add the 2 chicken breasts (which are now in 4 pieces) to the marinade.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Sweet Garlic Sauce

  • Combine the sweetened condensed milk and the garlic powder in a bowl. Mix to combine.
  • Set aside.

Salads

  • Assemble the salads by evenly distributing the salad ingredients into 2 meal prep containers. Put in the fridge until chicken is cooked.

To Bake Chicken

  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add a rack to the pan. You don't want the chicken directly on the baking sheet.
  • Grease the rack with non stick spray.
  • Remove excess marinade from the chicken - You want just a thin layer of yogurt marinade.
  • Place the chicken on the rack on your cookie sheet and bake for 15 -20 minutes (depending on thickness of chicken). Cook to 165F.
  • In the last 3 minutes of cooking, turn the broiler on to crisp up the chicken a bit.
  • Let cool. Slice and add to salad.
  • When ready to enjoy, drizzle sweet garlic sauce onto salad.

Notes

  • Remember to keep the sauce separate from the salad until time to enjoy!
  • This salad is best enjoyed within 3 days of prepping it.