Chicken Sharwama Recipe

  • 2 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon nut meg
  • 1 teaspoons coriander
  • 1 teaspoons all spice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ dried teaspoon thyme
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon bouillon powder (replace with ¾ teaspoon salt)
  • Mayonnaise Spicy Sauce
  • Vegetables (lettuce, tomatoes Cucumber)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup pepper sauce (recipe here)
Chicken Sharwama Recipe


  1. Spicy Mayonnaise Sauce
  2. Combine pepper sauce and mayonnaise (this may be done the day before and refrigerated
  3. To make the marinade: In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, lemon juice, paprika, nutmeg, thyme cayenne pepper and yogurt.
  4. Add to the chicken and coat with marinade. Place in a zip lock bag or enclosed storage and Marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
  5. Preheat a grill pan on medium high heat. Remove chicken from marinade. Grill chicken for about 8-10 minutes on each side or until fully cooked through. Chop chicken into thin bite size pieces
  6. Serve chicken on flat bread or this East African Chapati.
  7. Top with spicy sauce and /or sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumber, lettuce or any veggies of choice.
  8. Enjoy

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