Jollof dry spice mix

Jollof dry spice mix

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  • 25 g ground ginger
  • 25 g garlic powder
  • 20 g dried chilli flakes
  • 35 g dried thyme
  • 25 g ground cinnamon
  • 15 g ground nutmeg
  • 15 g ground coriander
  • ¼ t cooking salt
  • ¼ t freshly ground pepper
  • 1 t dried ground prawn/shrimp/crayfish powder (optional)

Cooking Instructions

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place and use within a few months.

Cook's note: This is a great secret weapon to bring out for marinating meat before grilling, frying, baking or barbequing. It works particularly well with chicken and fish, and you can also add it when you are making Jollof sauce and Jollof.

This is an extract from Zoe's Ghana Kitchen by Zoe Adjonyoh. It is published by Octopus Publishing Group.

Zoe Adjonyoh Recipe by: Zoe Adjonyoh
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Zoe Adjonyoh is a British writer and cook, founder of "Zoe's Ghana Kitchen", a Ghanaian pop-up restaurant brand, which is also the title of her debut cookbook.

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