The chilled shashlik salad is a popular summertime appetizer is pair well with any barbecue. You can even pair it with mango sauce, cilantro, mint dips, grilled meats, or grilled chicken for a fabulous meal, and it is great served cold and hot—serve it alongside our spicy shrimp and enjoy!
The spicy marinade that comes with shashlik gives this dish a unique flavor, and it combines onions, tomatoes, cheese, and bell pepper incredibly tasty.
A shashlik is a kebab in which small pieces of meat are skewered and grilled. Vegetable shashliks are made similarly, except they’re composed entirely of vegetables that have been marinated beforehand.
While you can use just about any vegetable you like to make a shashlik, bell peppers are ideal for grilling because they’re sturdy and can be eaten whole.
They also add nice flavor to your shashliks as well. Here’s how to make grilled bell pepper and onion skewers (shashliks).
The chilled shashlik salad is perfect for a light lunch or dinner and will make you feel like dining out at an exotic restaurant.
It makes enough to serve six, so invite your friends over and be prepare to wow them! If they’re not vegetable fans, substitute their favorite toppings with some or all of the veggies in this recipe.
The shashlik salad is best to serve chilled, and if needed, you can serve along with mango, cilantro, or mint sauce as your preference.
Grilled chicken on skewers tastes great, but so does meatless shashlik.
For an unforgettable taste of summer, grill these hearty veggies without fail. Don’t forget a healthy serving of tzatziki!
Lightly dress grilled vegetables in lemon juice, salt, olive oil, and crushed pepper for a mouthwatering side dish or snack. Chop cilantro and toss it into your cooked vegetables to add more flavor.
Choose The Dressing for Chilled Shashlik Salad
Choosing a dressing for a shashlik salad is up to you. A bottled vinaigrette or homemade creamy vinaigrette would be just fine here, but it’s also easy to make your own vinaigrette. Best to use lemon juice instead of vinegar.
Just put some vinegar, oil, and seasonings in a jar with a lid and shake. To make an orange-herb vinaigrette that tastes amazing with grilled vegetables, mix together: 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 cup vegetable or other neutral oil (not olive), two tablespoons apple cider vinegar, zest of one orange, two teaspoons sugar and salt, and pepper to taste.
Shake vigorously until combined. Drizzle over chilled shashlik salad; top with fresh cilantro leaves if desired. Serve immediately.
2 servings per container
Serving Size2 servings
- Amount Per ServingCalories141
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 0.4g 2%
- Cholesterol 2mg 1%
- Sodium 545mg 23%
- Potassium 602mg 18%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 4.9g 20%
- Sugars 14.9g
- Protein 9.9g 20%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.