Chicken Shashlik Salad…

Are you looking for a nice and tasty salad idea? Something yummy for lunch?

How about trying this Chicken Shashlik Salad?

Whether you’re barbecuing or grilling, this Greek inspired dish is a real crowd pleaser. Tasty succulent chicken pieces with fresh butterhead lettuce, ripe tomatoes and avocado, this dish will transport you to the Mediterranean.

Chicken and shallots marinated in an oil, honey, cumin and garlic sauce for 20 minutes.Then cooked on a BBQ. Served with a lettuce, avocado, cucumber and tomato salad and lemon dressing. So tasty.
Serves: 4

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

How to make a Chicken Shashlik Salad:


You’ll need:

  • 4 chicken breasts cut into bite sized chunks
  • 8 small shallots, peeled and halved (or quartered if they are large)
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 4tsp honey
  • 1tsp cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 butterhead lettuce, shredded
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cucumber
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • ½ lemon
  • 4 flatbreads or large wraps


What to do:

  1. Put the chicken chunks and shallots into a bowl and drizzle with half the oil, honey, cumin and garlic. Toss well and leave to marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, if you’re using wooden kebab sticks soak them in water and light the BBQ. Shred the lettuce, slice the avocado and cucumber and halve the tomatoes.
  3. Make the dressing by combining the lemon juice with the remaining oil and season.
  4. Thread the meat and shallots onto 8 kebab sticks and when the BBQ is ready to use, cook them for 10-15 minutes turning frequently.

Recipe and recipe photography by Make More Of Salad.No Payment was received.

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19 Comments

  1. Cathy Glynn
    11th September 2016 / 5:50 am

    This looks so delicious Claire, a reminder of my not so long ago holidays x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      11th September 2016 / 8:48 pm

      Thanks for the comment Cathy, Aww I know, I can feel the colder morning arriving 🙁

  2. Alana Baby Holiday
    11th September 2016 / 7:34 am

    This looks so yummy! Perfect for the last few days of summer.Alana x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2016 / 5:40 am

      Thanks for the comment Alana 🙂

  3. Mrs Helicopter Vlogs
    11th September 2016 / 7:09 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious. I am actually veggie but i could swap the chicken for chunks of mushroom. I love Greek food. Your food photography is absolutely stunning too.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2016 / 5:45 am

      Thank you lovely. This one is from Make more of salads 🙂

  4. Lucy Howard
    11th September 2016 / 9:25 pm

    These look yummy and healthy too. I am on a mission to be healthier and improve my diet. So I might have to try these out. Hugs Lucy xxxx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2016 / 5:49 am

      Thanks Lucy, I am trying to be good too but my husband always buys me cakes when he goes shopping 🙂

  5. yvonne
    12th September 2016 / 10:50 am

    This looks delicious, will need to try the recipes out. I have to say as well that your photos are great, makes it look so inviting! x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2016 / 5:57 am

      Thanks for stopping by Yvonne, this is a guest post, they are amazing aren't they 🙂

  6. Cliona Kelliher
    12th September 2016 / 10:47 pm

    Oh that looks absolutely gorgeous! I've been craving chicken today and that looks so delicious and fresh and full of goodness, really want to try it now 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2016 / 5:59 am

      Thanks for stopping by and the lovely comment Cliona 🙂

  7. Ickle Pickle
    13th September 2016 / 6:53 pm

    Oh my goodness – this looks absolutely delicious, and I LOVE your photos! Kaz x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2016 / 6:02 am

      Thanks Kaz, Make more of salads credits 🙂

  8. Baby Isabella
    13th September 2016 / 8:37 pm

    Love a good Shashlik! Looks scrummy! Great recipe! x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2016 / 12:42 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  9. Laura Hartley
    16th September 2016 / 9:45 am

    Never heard of this salad before but it sure does look tasty 🙂 Chicken salads are the best!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th September 2016 / 8:11 am

      Thanks for stopping by Laura 🙂

  10. Charlotte Blonde B
    29th September 2016 / 10:49 am

    Omg this actually looks amazing and I am so so so hungry now!

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