Saturday, February 20, 2010

Moroccan Chermoula Paste

Chermoula also spelled charmoula is a spicy garlicky spice paste from Morocco.There are several variations of the recipe as it is made differently by different cooks and by the area of the country in which they reside but it generally includes varying amounts of cilantro, garlic, and chili.This Moroccan spice paste can be used in all different kinds of dishes but is generally uses as a marinade for grilled fish or chicken.

Yeild:4 oz.


2/3 c fresh cilantro, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. ground paprika

1/4-1/2 tsp. ground chili pepper

6 Tbsp. olive oil or vegetable oil

3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

1. In a food processor or blender, process all the ingredients together until they form a smooth paste.Store in an airtight glass jar and refigerate until ready for use.
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