Merguez Spice mix – use with chips, crisps or nachos

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.

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  • Serves: N/A
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: N/A minutes
  • Total time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 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
Preparation method
Step 1 grind the cumin,fennel, coriander, peppercorns in a mortar and pestle to a fine powder.
Step 2 add the paprika , chilli powder and salt and mix
Step 3 Ta-dah! all done.  Just sprinkle on your meat, chicken, chips or nachos before you cook in the oven

Nachos / Chips – Slimming World SYN free!

Its Friday night, and you watching a film curled up on the couch. You reach for the Nacho’s, Crisps or chips and then your slimming world voice tells you to STOP. Well not any more! below is an alternative to shop nachos and they a Slimming World SYN free!

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  • Serves: 2-3
  • prepTime: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes
Ingredients
  • Dried lasagna sheets – 8 nacho’s per sheet you do the math!
  • Salt
  • Fry Light mist spray
  • Any type of seasoning that you want
Preparation method
Step 1 Pre heat the oven to around 200C
Step 2 Cook your lasagne sheets according to the instruction on the packet
Step 3 Once the lasagne sheets are cooked (soft to touch), drain and cut into triangle shapes (see picture —>)  image
Step 4 Transfer your cut triangle shaped Nacho’s to non stick baking tray and spray one side with the Fry Light mist spray and sprinkle salt.  It is at this point that you can sprinkle your own preferred seasoning.  image
Step 5 Now place baking tray in to the pre heated oven for approx 10 – 15 minutes, turn nacho’s over half way through.
Step 6 Ta-Dah! Syn free Nacho’s

For different seasoning Idea’s try cajin spices, paprika, curry powder or our Merguez spice mix.  Just use your imagination!