Chicken Kefta Wraps


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How is it possible I’ve gone this long in life without ever making Chicken Kefta Wraps?? Who am I?

Chicken Kefta Wraps from (@whatsgabycookin)

Chicken Kefta Wraps are easily my new favorite meal. It’s basically meat on a stick wrapped up on a piece of Stonefire Naan with some Fattoush Salad and a sumac vinaigrette for good measure. It’s perfection if you ask me. The chicken mixture is made with ground chicken, zucchini, tons of herbs and a little tahini to give it some extra pizzaz. The Fattoush is something you’ve seen before – basically a salad with tons of veggies like cucumbers, tomatoes, green onions, lettuce and fresh herbs. And the Sumac dressing is one for the record books (as most of my sauces are because I’m addicted to a good dressing or sauce.)

Chicken Kefta Wraps from (@whatsgabycookin)

Everything gets piled high on a piece of flatbread and then served up for lunch or dinner. It’s extra perfect when you add a little homemade tzatziki on there too. It’s a great recipe to make for a crowd as everything gets to DIY when it’s time to eat! Enjoy!! xx

Chicken Kefta Wraps from (@whatsgabycookin)

Chicken Kefta Wraps from (@whatsgabycookin)

Chicken Kefta Wraps

5 from 4 votes


  • Garlic Stonefire Naan Bread
  • 1 recipe Tzatziki
  • 1-2 Avocados sliced

For the Kefta

  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 pound ground chicken white or dark meat
  • 1/3 cup sliced scallions
  • 1/3 cup chopped mint
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 12 small wooden skewers soaked in water for 20 minutes

For the Salad

  • 2 heads baby lettuce or butter lettuce
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 Persian cucumbers sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley

For the Sumac Dressing

  • 4 teaspoons ground sumac soaked in 4 teaspoons warm water for 15 minutes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
  • 2 small garlic cloves minced
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt to taste


For the Kefta

  • Grate zucchini, combine with ½ teaspoon salt and let sit 5 minutes. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Mix together zucchini and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Divide the mixture into 12 pieces, then with damp hands, shape around 12 soaked skewers.
  • Heat a grill or grill pan to medium high, brush the kebabs with a bit of oil, then grill for 8-10 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

For the Salad

  • In a large bowl toss together the lettuce, green onions, tomatoes, cucumber, mint, and parsley.

For the Dressing

  • In another smaller bowl, water with soaked sumac, lemon juice, pomegranate molasses, garlic, red wine vinegar and olive oil. Whisk to combine and season with salt as needed.
  • Combine the dressing with the salad and gently combine until lightly dressed. Place spoonfuls of salad on toasted Stonefire Naan and top with chicken kebabs and drizzle with dressing. Wrap and serve.

Photo by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Marian Cooper Cairns / Recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking

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  1. Monika

    I have never had sumac before. I think I will give this a try over the weekend. It looks really tasty!

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    OMG- this looks so fantastic- I love the spices and that fresh salad with the grilled chicken.

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  7. JenMc

    Finally another use for the pomegranate molasses in my cabinet! I found the recipe time consuming but the results were worth it.

  8. DP

    These were a huge hit! Great flavor, easy mid week meal if you are prepped. Will say the Tzatziki sauce gave it that little extra, that really wowed everyone!

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  10. Aly heazle

    I am in love with your site!!! Absolutely beautiful consistent presentation! Your access and display of recipes are so well thought out!

  11. Jessica

    5 stars
    In a word: amazing. One of my favorite WGC recipes. I’ve done them wrap style and over rice and my family has loved them both ways. They call them Greek meatballs. Another WGC winner.

  12. Marisa

    5 stars
    This is another one my 3 and 5 year olds ask for on a regular basis. Meat popsicles, what could be better? The recipe is so versatile, I’ve served it on rice or in pita as wraps. Tonight I was out of lettuce/tomato/cucumber but made the sumac dressing anyway and tossed it with celery, celery leaves, parsley, raw zucchini and feta cheese kind of like a slaw. Was lovely.

  13. Brittany Burke

    5 stars
    Huge fan of WGC and LOVE this recipe! Have you ever tried baking the kefta instead of grilling?

    • Gaby

      I haven’t but it would totally work! Just wouldn’t be crispy on the outside

  14. Megan

    Seriously INCREDIBLE!!! So glad I finally tried it! Thanks Gaby!

  15. Ann

    Couldn’t find pomegranate molasses at my store. What’s a good substitute?

  16. Sandra

    5 stars
    Delicious!!! Just made it and my very picky family ate it all! The only modification I made was not to add the molasses to the dressing. It was really really good. Thank you!

  17. Sharie Montgomery

    5 stars
    Made this for my family last night and everyone raved about how good it was. Tasted delicious and very fresh. Definitely will make this dish again.

    • Gaby

      online or any spice store!! some grocery stores have it but not always

  18. Jeff Kaiser

    Love the recipes. Do you note nutrition?
    Can’t seem to find.
    Keep up the good work!

    • Gaby

      we don’t do nutrition info yet! hopefully sometime this year

  19. Monica

    Hi Gaby! I love sumac but I’ve never heard of soaking it. What does that do?