Shirazi Salad

What is Shirazi Salad?

Shirazi salad is a Persian salad recipe that originates from southern Iran. Its main ingredients are Persian cucumber, plum tomato, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, herbs, and lime juice.

It’s a fantastic summer side dish recipe that pairs well with kebabs or heavy main meals. It’s also similar to pico de Gallo that is another popular salad recipe.

freshly made shirazi salad in a bowl

Shirazi Salad Recipe

Here is how to make shirazi salad which is a refreshing and tasty summer salad dish. Simply combine the Persian cucumber, plum tomato, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, herbs, and lime juice.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean, Persian
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)99.89 kcal



  • In a large bowl, stir and combine all ingredients and season with salt and black peper.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 99.89kcalCarbohydrates: 9.29gProtein: 1.47gFat: 7.28gSaturated Fat: 1.03gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.83gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.14gSodium: 152.5mgPotassium: 308.02mgFiber: 2.23gSugar: 4.02gVitamin A: 775.31IUVitamin B1: 0.06mgVitamin B2: 0.05mgVitamin B3: 0.54mgVitamin B5: 0.29mgVitamin B6: 0.12mgVitamin C: 19.1mgVitamin E: 1.41mgVitamin K: 35.11µgCalcium: 35.18mgCopper: 0.09mgFolate: 24.18µgIron: 0.72mgManganese: 0.2mgMagnesium: 20.57mgPhosphorus: 41.91mgSelenium: 0.38µgZinc: 0.32mgNet Carbohydrates: 7.06g
Read more nutritional information values.

Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Shirazi Salad Last?

Ensure you use extra lime juice and fresh ingredients if you plan to keep stored in the fridge for a longer duration.

Fridge3-5 days.
FreezerDo not freeze.