Charmoula Sauce

Prep: 15 min Cook: 10 min Yields: 1 1/2 Servings

Charmoula is a rub or marinade that finds a place for itself in the cuisines of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco. The fragrance of coriander and the richness of the spices blended in olive oil complements seafood excellently.


1 cup green coriander
Finely chopped 1 cup parsley
Finely chopped
6 garlic cloves
1⁄4 cup lemon juice
1 1⁄2 tbsp cumin
1 tsp red chilli powder
1⁄2 cup olive oil
Salt to taste


  • Lightly roast the cumin and transfer on a flat counter. Crush using a rolling pin. Separately crush garlic and chop it very finely. Add garlic to the crushed cumin.
  • Now add the rest of the ingredients and mix together. Keep refrigerated.

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