Grilled Tilapia with Shirazi Salad

Shirazi is a traditional Mediterranean salad composed of fresh parsley, cucumber, tomato, and red onion. It pairs well with the mild, sweet flavor of tilapia.


4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/4 cup salsa)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 183
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Protein 32.5 g
Carbohydrate 1.8 g
Cholesterol 82 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 290 mg
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Fiber 0.6 g
Calcium 49 mg


3/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons diced peeled cucumber
2 tablespoons diced tomato
2 teaspoons diced red onion
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
Cooking spray
Lemon wedges


Combine first 7 ingredients. Stir in 1/8 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Cover salsa, and chill at least 30 minutes.

Preheat grill.

Sprinkle fish fillets with remaining 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Place fillets on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with salsa and lemon wedges.