Leftover Chicken Shawarma Pies

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Chicken Pie

Looking for inspiration for your Christmas Chicken or Turkey leftovers? Try these delicious Chicken Shawarma Pies for a tasty spin on your leftovers this festive season! 


  • 3 x Pampas Puff Pastry sheets 
  • ½ Leftover chicken or turkey meat, shredded 
  • 150g yoghurt 
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon 
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic paste 
  • 1 Teaspoon sumac 
  • 1 Teaspoon ground coriander 
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/4 Teaspoon paprika 
  • Pinch of salt & pepper 
  • 1 Egg for eggwash 
  • Nigella seeds for topping 


  1. In a bowl, mix yoghurt, lemon juice and garlic paste together. Add all the spices together and mix well. Add the shredded chicken and combine well. 
  2. For the pie cases, take 3 Pampas Puff Pastry Sheets and cut 12 circles in total – 6 for the base and 6 for the tops.  
  3. Fill each base evenly with the chicken shawarma mixture and gently place the cover with the additional puff pastry. 
  4. Brush with egg wash and top with nigella seeds 
  5. Bake at 180C for 35 minutes.  
  6. Remove from the oven and then enjoy! 
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