Egyptian Beef Shawarma


– Shawarma Marinade:

  • 1 lb. flank steak, cut into strips
  • 200 grams yogurt
  • 2 large red onions, finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsps. white vinegar
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsps. olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • Petit pan bread
  • Tahini sauce


Step 1

Mix the marinade ingredients together with the steak, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes for up to 12 hours.

Step 2

After marinating, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 3

Add the shawarma mixture and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add the sliced green pepper and mix to combine.

Step 5

Cover and cook for 15 minutes.

Step 6

Remove the cover and stir in the tomatoes. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Uncover and stir until all moisture is almost gone.

Step 8

Stir in the parsley and mix to combine for a couple of minutes.

Step 9

Remove from heat and prepare the sandwiches by adding a layer of tahini sauce then scoop the shawarma into the sandwich.

Step 10

Serve with more tahini sauce and tomato salad.

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