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Chermoula rub

9
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
7 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
2 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
From smoky barbecue to classic Indian style, exotic spice rubs are the perfect way to transform beef, lamb, chicken and seafood into dishes from all over the world

Ingredients

ground cumin

1 tbs

ground coriander

1½ tsp

dried saffron

½ tsp

ground paprika

2 tbs

dried chilli flakes

2 tsp

prawns

500 g

olive oil

1 tbs

boiled couscous

2 cup(s)

canned cannellini beans, rinsed, drained

200 g

canned broad beans, drained

1 cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Heat a small frying pan over medium-high heat. Add cumin and coriander and cook for 1–2 minutes. Transfer to a mortar and crush with a pestle until coarsely ground. Combine cumin mixture with saffron, paprika and chilli. Spoon into an airtight container and store in a cool, dry place until ready to use with prawns, lamb and steaks.
  2. Chermoula prawns: Butterfly 1kg deveined green prawns. Combine 1 tablespoon rub with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Brush mixture over prawns and grill until cooked.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Couscous made with 1 sliced red onion cooked in 1 teaspoon olive oil, and combined with 2 cups (320g) cooked couscous, 1 cup (200g) warmed cannellini beans, 1 cup (170g) broad beans and ¼ cup fresh parsley.

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