Chermoula is a sauce, similar to a pesto, used in North African cooking as a marinade to flavor fish or seafood, but it can be used on other meats, vegetables or stirred into couscous.
Yield: 6 tablespoons
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Chermoula

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: African
Chermoula is similar to a pesto, used in North African cooking as a marinade to flavor fish or seafood, but it can be used on other meats, vegetables or stirred into couscous.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed cilantro
  • 1/2 cup packed mint leaves (no stems)
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 small cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Ras el Hanout
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients and puree in small blender (I used my magic bullet) until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl. If necessary add a drop of water of it’s too thick.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1tablespoon, Calories: 86kcal, Carbohydrates: 1.5g, Protein: 0.5g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 3mg, Fiber: 0.5g
Freestyle Points: 3
Points +: 2