This is a spice mix that is based on the flavours of the North African sausage. You can use this spice mix to enhance your meat, chicken, home made oven chips or home made Nachos by simply sprinkling on your meat, chicken, home made oven chips or home made Nachos before you place in the oven.
If you double up the quantiles you can keep stored in an air tight container for another day.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: N/A minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp black peppercorns
1 tsp paprika (smoked and spicy if available)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp salt
grind the cumin,fennel, coriander, peppercorns in a mortar and pestle to a fine powder.
add the paprika , chilli powder and salt and mix
Ta-dah! all done. Just sprinkle on your meat, chicken, chips or nachos before you cook in the oven
If you like curries then you will love this paste. Nice and hot and one of my favorites. Don’t like it to spicy then reduce the amount of chilli – simples!
prepTime: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
2 cloves garlic
1 thumb – sized piece of fresh ginger
1 tbsp of tomato puree
3 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp peanut oil
1 fresh red chilli
1 tsp red chilli powder (Easy on the chilli unless you want it hot!)
1 tsp paprika
Spices to toast
2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp brown mustard seeds (optional)
Dry toast spices and grind in mortar and pestle.
Add toasted ground spices to rest of ingredients and whiz in a food processor or hand processor.
Either use straight away of store in a jar for later
To use paste, Brown off one onion, add chicken (4 breasts chopped) and cook through, add paste and one tin of chopped tomatoes. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 15- 20 minutes making sure chicken is cooked.
Simple to make and I promise you will never buy the shop packets of Fajita mix ever again.! You can double or quadruple the ingredients and store in an airtight container and keep for when ever you want Fajita’s
prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Cook time: ** minutes
Total time: 5-10 minutes
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon white sugar
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Stir cornstarch, chilli powder, salt, paprika, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and cumin together in a small bowl.
To use fry off 4 chicken breasts with onions and peppers. Add 2 teaspoons to the Fajita mix or more according to taste