Choban salatasi (shepherd's salad)

Adam Liaw
Choban salatasi (shepherd's salad).
Choban salatasi (shepherd's salad). Photo: William Meppem

This simple, chopped side salad works with all kinds of meals, but it's brilliant with a barbecue.


1 cucumber, peeled at intervals and diced

½ red onion, thinly sliced

2 tomatoes, diced

½ red capsicum, diced

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp finely shredded parsley

¼ tsp sumac (optional)


1. Combine the cucumber, onion, tomato and capsicum in a bowl and toss with the lemon juice, olive oil, parsley and sumac (if using). Season with salt just before serving.

Serve with: Adam Liaw's kebab-style lamb chops